Rilhac-Xaintrie

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Rilhac-Xaintrie
Coat of arms of Rilhac-Xaintrie
Coat of arms
Rilhac-Xaintrie is located in France
Rilhac-Xaintrie
Rilhac-Xaintrie
Coordinates: 45°10′04″N 2°11′53″E / 45.1678°N 2.1981°E / 45.1678; 2.1981Coordinates: 45°10′04″N 2°11′53″E / 45.1678°N 2.1981°E / 45.1678; 2.1981
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Tulle
Canton Saint-Privat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurence Dumas
Area1 25.31 km2 (9.77 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 324
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 19173 /19220
Elevation 264–653 m (866–2,142 ft)
(avg. 639 m or 2,096 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.

Rilhac-Xaintrie is a commune in the Corrèze department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 493 —    
1968 537 +8.9%
1975 509 −5.2%
1982 439 −13.8%
1990 383 −12.8%
1999 330 −13.8%
2006 317 −3.9%
2009 324 +2.2%

Etymology[edit]

The town first appears in charters in the eleventh century, as Rialiaco.

Sights[edit]

The castle, dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, is a historical site; however, the nineteenth-century building which adjoins it is not protected.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Notice de la Base Mérimée (site in French), accessed August 26, 2008.