Naves, Corrèze

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The carved wooden altar, in Saint Peter's Church
The carved wooden altar, in Saint Peter's Church
Coat of arms of Naves
Coat of arms
Naves is located in France
Coordinates: 45°18′50″N 1°46′00″E / 45.3139°N 1.7667°E / 45.3139; 1.7667Coordinates: 45°18′50″N 1°46′00″E / 45.3139°N 1.7667°E / 45.3139; 1.7667
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Tulle
Canton Tulle-Campagne-Nord
Intercommunality Pays de Tulle
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christophe Jerretie
Area1 35.93 km2 (13.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 2,321
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 19146 /19460
Elevation 222–505 m (728–1,657 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Naves is a commune in the Corrèze department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.


Naves's territory is crossed by the Corrèze, Solane, Vigne, Vimbelle, and Céronne rivers.


Situated on the crossroad of two importants Roman ways, Naves of Latin Navea (fertile valley), was established in Gallo-Roman period, in this time the village included temples, theater and many others monuments.

Naves is now growing, thanks to the arrival in 2002 of the A89 linking Lyon to Bordeaux. Since 2000, the people pouring into the town which knows a growth rate of 13% over the past ten years. They are mostly active youth mostly working in Tulle.


Demographic trend of Naves

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