Puy-Malsignat

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Puy-Malsignat
The church of Saint-Thomas de Cantorbéry, in Puy-Malsignat
The church of Saint-Thomas de Cantorbéry, in Puy-Malsignat
Location of Puy-Malsignat
Puy-Malsignat is located in France
Puy-Malsignat
Puy-Malsignat
Puy-Malsignat is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonGouzon
IntercommunalityCC Chénérailles, Auzances/Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Alhéritière
Area
1
12.61 km2 (4.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
170
 • Density13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23159 /23130
Elevation496–616 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.

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
YearPop.±%
1962232—    
1968244+5.2%
1975215−11.9%
1982213−0.9%
1990194−8.9%
1999194+0.0%
2008165−14.9%

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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