Nouhant

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Nouhant
Nouhant is located in France
Nouhant
Nouhant
Coordinates: 46°17′06″N 2°23′29″E / 46.285°N 2.3914°E / 46.285; 2.3914Coordinates: 46°17′06″N 2°23′29″E / 46.285°N 2.3914°E / 46.285; 2.3914
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Évaux-les-Bains
Intercommunality Évaux-les-Bains Chambon-sur-Voueize
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nicolas Simonet
Area1 25.75 km2 (9.94 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 306
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23145 /23170
Elevation 417–555 m (1,368–1,821 ft)
(avg. 410 m or 1,350 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.

Nouhant is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A area of farming, lakes and streams comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the small river Verneigette, some 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Montluçon, at the junction of the D64, D66 and the N145 roads. The commune borders the department of Allier to the east.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 457 —    
1968 508 +11.2%
1975 446 −12.2%
1982 378 −15.2%
1990 355 −6.1%
1999 323 −9.0%
2008 306 −5.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The remains of a fifteenth-century fortified house at Fressinaud.
  • The Château du Clos.
  • A fifteenth-century stone cross.

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