Location of Corrèze in France
| • ||Gérard Bonnet (|
|• Total||5,857 km2 (2,261 sq mi)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
| • Summer (|
|^1 French Land Register data, which exclude |
Corrèze (French pronunciation:
The inhabitants of the department are called Corréziens.
The 1851 census recorded a population of 320,866: this remained relatively constant for the rest of the nineteenth century. During the twentieth century, however, Corrèze shared the experience of many of the country's rural departments as the population fell steadily.
Within Corrèze the nineteenth-century railway planners, influenced in part by the department's topography, endowed