Parsac

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Parsac
Parsac is located in France
Parsac
Parsac
Coordinates: 46°12′11″N 2°09′11″E / 46.2031°N 2.1531°E / 46.2031; 2.1531Coordinates: 46°12′11″N 2°09′11″E / 46.2031°N 2.1531°E / 46.2031; 2.1531
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Jarnages
Intercommunality Carrefour des Quatre Provinces
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Françoise Riva
Area1 38.99 km2 (15.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 583
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23149 /23140
Elevation 367–503 m (1,204–1,650 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

Parsac is a former commune in the Creuse department in the Limousin region in central France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Parsac-Rimondeix.[1]

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets, situated on the banks of the river Verraux, some 14 miles (23 km) east of Guéret, at the junction of the D9 and the D13 roads with the N145.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 689 —    
1968 768 +11.5%
1975 681 −11.3%
1982 644 −5.4%
1990 619 −3.9%
1999 592 −4.4%
2008 583 −1.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The twelfth-century church.
  • The remains of two feudal castles.
  • An old stone bridge.
  • The fifteenth-century tower.
  • A twelfth-century chapel at La Madeleine

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 23 September 2015 (French)

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