Sous-Parsat

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Sous-Parsat
Commune
The decorated ceiling in the church
The decorated ceiling in the church
Sous-Parsat is located in France
Sous-Parsat
Sous-Parsat
Coordinates: 46°03′23″N 1°58′51″E / 46.0564°N 1.9808°E / 46.0564; 1.9808Coordinates: 46°03′23″N 1°58′51″E / 46.0564°N 1.9808°E / 46.0564; 1.9808
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Ahun
Intercommunality CC CIATE, Bourganeuf/Royère-de-Vassivière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Conchon
Area1 9.14 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 150
 • Density 16/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23175 /23150
Elevation 486–647 m (1,594–2,123 ft)
(avg. 595 m or 1,952 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and streams, farming and forestry comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Aubusson, at the junction of the D17, D45 and the D60 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 179 —    
1968 203 +13.4%
1975 191 −5.9%
1982 181 −5.2%
1990 155 −14.4%
1999 138 −11.0%
2008 150 +8.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The ruins of a seventeenth-century church at Mareille-au-Prieur.
  • 2 Roman columns.
  • A washhouse and horse-trough at Le Pont.
  • The church, with parts dating from the twelfth century and paintings by Gabriel Chabrat realised between in the 1980s.

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