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

Vallière
Location of Vallière
Vallière is located in France
Vallière
Vallière
Vallière is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Vallière
Vallière
Coordinates: 45°54′24″N 2°02′05″E / 45.9067°N 2.0347°E / 45.9067; 2.0347Coordinates: 45°54′24″N 2°02′05″E / 45.9067°N 2.0347°E / 45.9067; 2.0347
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonFelletin
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Grand Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Valérie Bertin
Area
1
48.42 km2 (18.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
749
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23257 /23120
Elevation494–708 m (1,621–2,323 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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GeographyEdit

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the river Banize, some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Aubusson, at the junction of the D7, D10, D16 and the D36 roads. The commune lies within the natural park of the ‘Millevaches’ (1000 lakes, not cows).

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962862—    
1968994+15.3%
1975940−5.4%
1982885−5.9%
1990814−8.0%
1999774−4.9%
2008755−2.5%

SightsEdit

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The fourteenth-century château de Villeneuve.
  • Two menhirs, at Fraisse and Les Garennes.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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