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Creuse
Prefectur biggin o the Creuse depairtment, in Guéret
Prefectur biggin o the Creuse depairtment, in Guéret
Banner o Creuse
Banner
Coat o airms o Creuse
Coat o airms
Location o Creuse in Fraunce
Location o Creuse in Fraunce
Coordinates: 46°35′N 2°3′E / 46.583°N 2.050°E / 46.583; 2.050Coordinates: 46°35′N 2°3′E / 46.583°N 2.050°E / 46.583; 2.050
KintraFraunce
RegionLimousin
PrefecturGuéret
SubprefectursAubusson
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilJean-Jacques Lozach (PS)
Area
 • Total5,565 km2 (2,149 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot123,861
 • Rank99t
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer23
Arrondissements2
Cantons15
Communes260
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Creuse (French pronunciation: ​[kʁøz]; Occitan: Cruesa) is a depairtment in central Fraunce named efter the Creuse River.