Nouziers

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Nouziers
Commune
The centre of the village of Nouziers
The centre of the village of Nouziers
Coat of arms of Nouziers
Coat of arms
Nouziers is located in France
Nouziers
Nouziers
Coordinates: 46°25′21″N 1°57′31″E / 46.4225°N 1.9586°E / 46.4225; 1.9586Coordinates: 46°25′21″N 1°57′31″E / 46.4225°N 1.9586°E / 46.4225; 1.9586
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality CC Portes de la Creuse en Marche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Louis Escolier
Area1 14.33 km2 (5.53 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 240
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23148 /23350
Elevation 342–466 m (1,122–1,529 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets, situated on the border with the department of Indre, some 16 miles (26 km) north of Guéret, at the junction of the D2 and the D56 roads with the D940.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 463 —    
1968 505 +9.1%
1975 385 −23.8%
1982 276 −28.3%
1990 278 +0.7%
1999 232 −16.5%
2008 240 +3.4%

Sights[edit]

The church
  • The twelfth-century church.
  • The remains of two ancient chateaux.
  • An old stone cross.
  • The war memorial.
The church interior

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