Pontcharraud

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Pontcharraud
Location of Pontcharraud
Pontcharraud is located in France
Pontcharraud
Pontcharraud
Pontcharraud is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Pontcharraud
Pontcharraud
Coordinates: 45°51′54″N 2°16′19″E / 45.865°N 2.2719°E / 45.865; 2.2719Coordinates: 45°51′54″N 2°16′19″E / 45.865°N 2.2719°E / 45.865; 2.2719
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonAuzances
IntercommunalityCC Chénérailles, Auzances/Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric d'Hulster
Area
1
9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
79
 • Density8.3/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23156 /23260
Elevation571–700 m (1,873–2,297 ft)
(avg. 580 m or 1,900 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry, lakes and streams comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated by the banks of the river Rozeille, some 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Aubusson, at the junction of the D10, D18 and the D21 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962135—    
1968156+15.6%
1975137−12.2%
1982146+6.6%
1990127−13.0%
199997−23.6%
200885−12.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • The Pont de Rouzeline, an ancient stone bridge over the river.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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