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Rosiers-d'Égletons
Coat of arms of Rosiers-d'Égletons
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Tulle
Canton Égletons
Intercommunality Ventadour
Area
1
38.09 km2 (14.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
1,089
 • Density 28.590/km2 (74.05/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (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.

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. 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

Les armes de Clément VI (armoiries des Roger) sur la Porte Champeaux by JM Rosier
Coat of arms of Pope Clément VI of the Rosier family.
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
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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