Pierrefitte, Creuse

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Pierrefitte
Commune
Coat of arms of Pierrefitte
Coat of arms
Pierrefitte is located in France
Pierrefitte
Pierrefitte
Coordinates: 46°08′49″N 2°14′01″E / 46.1469°N 2.2336°E / 46.1469; 2.2336Coordinates: 46°08′49″N 2°14′01″E / 46.1469°N 2.2336°E / 46.1469; 2.2336
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Gouzon
Intercommunality Carrefour des Quatre Provinces
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie Hélène Chardin
Area1 6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 79
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23152 /23130
Elevation 380–422 m (1,247–1,385 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated by the banks of the Voueize river, some 15 miles (24 km) east of Guéret, at the junction of the D65 and the D55.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 131 —    
1968 147 +12.2%
1975 119 −19.0%
1982 86 −27.7%
1990 85 −1.2%
1999 95 +11.8%
2008 79 −16.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.

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