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

 



Flag

 


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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