Tardes

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Tardes
Commune
Tardes is located in France
Tardes
Tardes
Coordinates: 46°08′26″N 2°20′45″E / 46.1406°N 2.3458°E / 46.1406; 2.3458Coordinates: 46°08′26″N 2°20′45″E / 46.1406°N 2.3458°E / 46.1406; 2.3458
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Évaux-les-Bains
Intercommunality Évauz-les-Bains Chambon-sur-Voueize
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gabriel Rouchon
Area1 21.4 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 141
 • Density 6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23251 /23170
Elevation 358–514 m (1,175–1,686 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising several small villages and hamlets situated by the banks of the river Tardes, some 16 miles (26 km) north of Aubusson, between the D993 and the D41.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 213 —    
1968 255 +19.7%
1975 216 −15.3%
1982 149 −31.0%
1990 154 +3.4%
1999 127 −17.5%
2008 141 +11.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The church at Mazeirat, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The eighteenth-century château de Montflour.

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