Saturday, 1 October 2022

Départements de France: Creuse


This is the next instalment of a bi-monthly feature going through the 95 Departments of France in numerical order to check out things of interest. I hope you enjoy it


Location – Bang in central France.  2nd lowest population – about the same as Kiribas. Cows outnumber people.


Origin of name – Named after the river




Prefecture – Guéret


Signature foods – Creuse Cake, Rabbit cooked in cider, Cherry Clafoutis


Famous places to visit – Aubusson (tapestry & carpets), Villemonteix, Gentioux (pacifist war memorial)


Famous people from Creuse – Pierre d'Aubusson (Grand Master Order of St John)


Go to this Pinboard to see the Departments of France

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