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Saint-Julien-Boutières
St.Julien-Boutières (Ardèche, Fr) vue du village.JPG
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Tournon-sur-Rhône
Canton Saint-Martin-de-Valamas
Area
1
11.12 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
215
 • Density 19.33/km2 (50.08/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07252 /07310
Elevation 574–1,083 m (1,883–3,553 ft)
(avg. 682 m or 2,238 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Julien-Boutières is a former commune in the Ardèche département in southern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune of Saint-Julien-d'Intres.

Geography

Saint-Julien-Boutières is in the Regional Natural Park of the Monts-d'Ardèche (French: Parc naturel régional des Monts d'Ardèche). This is known as the Country of Chestnut trees (French: Le Pays des Châtaigners).

History

In the Middle Ages, the commune was called Châteauneuf en Boutières. During the French Revolution, it was renamed Bout d'Erieu, then in 1793, Bout-d'Hesrieux. In 1801, the village was named Saint-Julien-Boutières in memory of a Roman soldier who became a Christian. He was martyred in Brioude in the Haute-Loire department. The commune of Intres was a hamlet of Saint-Julien-Boutières until 1911.

Hamlets

There are 11 hamlets which are part of the commune of Saint-Julien-Boutières:

  • Le Chambonnet-Haut
  • Le Chambonnet-Bas
  • Sauverzac
  • La Grandmaison
  • Signeronde
  • Fontcouverte
  • Le Monteillet
  • Tabuant
  • Signebernard
  • Rimande
  • La Grangette
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