Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre

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Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre
The church of Saint-Cyr-Sainte-Julitte
The church of Saint-Cyr-Sainte-Julitte
Coat of arms of Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre
Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre is located in France
Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre
Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre
Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre
Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre
Coordinates: 45°04′46″N 2°05′58″E / 45.0794°N 2.0994°E / 45.0794; 2.0994Coordinates: 45°04′46″N 2°05′58″E / 45.0794°N 2.0994°E / 45.0794; 2.0994
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCorrèze
ArrondissementTulle
CantonArgentat
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Aline Clavière
Area
1
18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
180
 • Density9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
19193 /19220
Elevation301–575 m (988–1,886 ft)
(avg. 451 m or 1,480 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.

Geography[edit]

In the south of the Corrèze department, in the Xaintrie, the commune of Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre is bordered to the south-east by the Maronne river, and crossed by its tributary the Glane d'Ancèze (or Glane de Malesse). It is bordered by Cantal and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. The village of Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre, located at the intersection of the D13 and D111 roads, is located thirteen kilometres east of Argentat. The municipality is also served by the D111E2 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962385—    
1968362−6.0%
1975304−16.0%
1982267−12.2%
1990230−13.9%
1999188−18.3%
2006194+3.2%
2008196+1.0%
2012180−8.2%

History[edit]

During the French Revolution, following a decree by the National Convention, the commune changed its name to Cirgue-l'Eyge.[2] In 1919, the commune of Saint-Cirgues took the name of Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Saint-Cirgues-la-Loutre - Notice Communale". cassini.ehess.fr. Retrieved 18 March 2019.