Neuvic (Corrèze)

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Nòu Vic
Neuvic coat of arms
Neuvic (France)
region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Ussel
Canton Haute-Dordogne
Community association Haute-Corrèze Communauté
Coordinates 45 ° 23 '  N , 2 ° 16'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 23 '  N , 2 ° 16'  E
height 321-698 m
surface 72.88 km 2
Residents 1,648 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 23 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 19160
INSEE code

Town Hall ( Hôtel de ville )

Neuvic ( Nou Vic in Occitan ) is a French municipality with 1648 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the Correze in the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine . The municipality is the capital of the canton of the same name.


The municipality is located in the Massif Central on the right bank of the Triouzoune , a tributary of the Dordogne . In terms of area, it is the second largest municipality in the department after Meymac .

Tulle , the prefecture of the department, is about 60 kilometers southwest, Ussel about 21 kilometers northeast and Égletons about 25 kilometers northwest.

Neighboring communities of Neuvic are Palisse in the north, Chirac-Bellevue in the northeast, Liginiac and Sérandon in the east, Arches in the south, Latronche in the southwest and Saint-Hilaire-Luc and Lamazière-Basse in the west.


The place is about 20 kilometers south of exit 23 of the A89 autoroute .


The name Neuvic is of Gallic-Roman origin, novus vicus , and means new settlement.

coat of arms

Description : Three inclined, red wavy bars in silver .


Agriculture and tourism (water sports on the reservoir, golf and riding) form the economic basis of the community.

Education and culture

All types of schools including two vocational high schools and a cinema are located in Neuvic.

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2007 2016
Residents 1,882 1,959 1,848 1,844 1,829 1,852 1,887 1,668


Saint-Etienne church

Individual evidence

  1. Entry no. PA00099817 in the Base Mérimée of the French Ministry of Culture (French)
  2. Barrage de Neuvic on Structurae
  3. Barrage de Neuvic on
  4. Barrage de Marèges on Structurae
  5. Barrage de Marèges on
  6. Barrage de Marèges - data and images
  7. Barrage de Marèges on Base Merimée

Web links

Commons : Neuvic  - collection of images, videos and audio files