Châteauponsac

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Châteauponsac
Eglise de Chateauponsac.jpg
Châteauponsac is located in France
Châteauponsac
Châteauponsac
Coordinates: 46°08′05″N 1°16′37″E / 46.1347°N 1.2769°E / 46.1347; 1.2769Coordinates: 46°08′05″N 1°16′37″E / 46.1347°N 1.2769°E / 46.1347; 1.2769
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Bellac
Canton Châteauponsac
Intercommunality Gartempe – Saint Pardoux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Rumeau
Area
 • Land1 68.79 km2 (26.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,250
 • Population2 density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 87041 / 87290
Elevation 196–471 m (643–1,545 ft)
(avg. 299 m or 981 ft)

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.

Châteauponsac (Occitan: Chastel Ponçac), also known locally as Château Lorraine, is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Limousin region in western France.

Geography[edit]

The river Semme flows westward through the middle of the commune, then forms part of the commune's western border.

Inhabitants are known as Châtelots.

Sights[edit]

Its twelfth-century church is dedicated to Saint Thyrsus.

Births[edit]

  • Jean Baubérot (born on 26 July 1941), French historian and sociologist

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