Rosiers-d'Égletons

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Rosiers-d'Égletons
Coat of arms of Rosiers-d'Égletons
Coat of arms
Rosiers-d'Égletons is located in France
Rosiers-d'Égletons
Rosiers-d'Égletons
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Rosiers-d'Égletons is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Rosiers-d'Égletons
Rosiers-d'Égletons
Coordinates: 45°22′37″N 2°00′25″E / 45.377°N 2.007°E / 45.377; 2.007Coordinates: 45°22′37″N 2°00′25″E / 45.377°N 2.007°E / 45.377; 2.007
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCorrèze
ArrondissementTulle
CantonÉgletons
IntercommunalityVentadour
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Boinet
Area
1
38.09 km2 (14.71 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
1,089
 • Density29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
19176 /19300
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Rosiers-d'Égletons is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France. It is part of the canton of Égletons. The village is named after the Rosier family, which is the family that Popes Clement VI and Gregory XI belonged to. The coat of arms of the commune originally belonged to the Rosier family. People from Rosiers-d'Égletons are often called Rosiérois.

The Rosier (or Roger) family lived in Limousin in central France.[1] Two members of this family became popes:

The exact location where Popes Clement VI and Gregory were born is not known with certainty. We know only that they were baptised in a Church of the Roses (French: l'église de Rosiers).

Population[change | change source]

Coat of arms of Pope Clément VI of the Rosier family.
Historical population
Year Population ±%
1962 906
1968 912 +0.7%
1975 938 +2.9%
1982 1,011 +7.8%
1990 1,056 +4.5%
1999 1,012 −4.2%
2008 1,089 +7.6%

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References[change | change source]

  1. Arms of the Roger de Beaufort; retrieved 2011-12-1.
  2. "Pope Clement VI", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-12-1.
  3. "Pope Gregory XI", Catholic Encyclopedia; retrieved 2011-12-1.