Puy-Malsignat

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Puy-Malsignat
Commune
The church of Saint-Thomas de Cantorbéry, in Puy-Malsignat
The church of Saint-Thomas de Cantorbéry, in Puy-Malsignat
Puy-Malsignat is located in France
Puy-Malsignat
Puy-Malsignat
Coordinates: 46°02′20″N 2°13′09″E / 46.0389°N 2.2192°E / 46.0389; 2.2192Coordinates: 46°02′20″N 2°13′09″E / 46.0389°N 2.2192°E / 46.0389; 2.2192
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Gouzon
Intercommunality Chénérailles
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Alhéritière
Area1 12.61 km2 (4.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 165
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23159 /23130
Elevation 496–616 m (1,627–2,021 ft)
(avg. 615 m or 2,018 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming, lakes and streams comprising the village and a few hamlets some 7 miles (11 km) north of Aubusson, between the D9 and the D990 roads.

The Voueize forms part of the commune's eastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 232 —    
1968 244 +5.2%
1975 215 −11.9%
1982 213 −0.9%
1990 194 −8.9%
1999 194 +0.0%
2008 165 −14.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The ruins of an eleventh-century castle.
  • The château de Margeleix, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The chapel at Vallensanges

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