Sermur

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Sermur
The remains of the Tower of Sermur
The remains of the Tower of Sermur
Sermur is located in France
Sermur
Sermur
Coordinates: 45°58′34″N 2°25′55″E / 45.9761°N 2.4319°E / 45.9761; 2.4319Coordinates: 45°58′34″N 2°25′55″E / 45.9761°N 2.4319°E / 45.9761; 2.4319
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Auzances
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Brigitte Lenoir
Area1 19.50 km2 (7.53 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 100
 • Density 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23171 / 23700
Elevation 607–725 m (1,991–2,379 ft)
(avg. 720 m or 2,360 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.

Sermur is a commune in the Creuse department in the Limousin region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and streams, farming and forestry comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 14 miles (23 km) east of Aubusson, near the junction of the D25 and the D38 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 200 —    
1968 238 +19.0%
1975 209 −12.2%
1982 155 −25.8%
1990 139 −10.3%
1999 128 −7.9%
2008 100 −21.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The ruined tower, the only remains of an eleventh-century castle.

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