What do you know (about La Creuse)?

by Dave » Mon 09 Jan 2012 16:22

Tell us something we don't know about the Creuse.

Go on I dare you!

Fine, I'll start. The commune with the fewest inhabitants is 23034 Brousse with only 27 people.
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Re: What Do You Know?

by lestroisours » Tue 10 Jan 2012 11:50

The island of Réunion, which has a twinning group in Guéret is roughly the same shape as Creuse and oriented similarly on the globe.
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Re: What Do You Know?

by Dave » Wed 25 Jan 2012 20:12

There are 279 buildings classed as historic monuments in the Creuse - 92 Classés and 187 Inscrits.
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Re: What Do You Know (about the Creuse)?

by Creusebear » Wed 20 Jan 2016 20:12

In 1886 Bourganeuf ville lumière, located in a remote part of Creuse, became somewhat improbably the third town in France to receive a public electricity supply.
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Re: What do you know (about La Creuse)?

by Sheriffof0 » Mon 07 Mar 2016 16:40

The Creuse (river) has 10 main tributaries as follows....
Left bank: Beauze, Sédelle, Gartempe
Right bank: Rozeille, Petite Creuse, Bouzanne, Bouzanteuil, Suin, Claise, Esves

There are six hydroelectric dams on the Creuse. Three are in the Creuse département with one at Chambon-Sainte-Croix above Anzeme, one at Les Chezelles near Le Bourg-d'Hem and one at L'Âge upstream of La Celle-Dunoise. The remaining three are in the Indre including the Éguzon dam which was opened in 1926 and was, at the time, the largest dam in Europe.
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