Château-Chinon (Ville)

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Château-Chinon (Ville)
Château-Chinon
Porte Notre-Dame
Porte Notre-Dame
Château-Chinon (Ville) is located in France
Château-Chinon (Ville)
Château-Chinon (Ville)
Coordinates: 47°03′55″N 3°55′59″E / 47.0653°N 3.9331°E / 47.0653; 3.9331Coordinates: 47°03′55″N 3°55′59″E / 47.0653°N 3.9331°E / 47.0653; 3.9331
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Nièvre
Arrondissement Château-Chinon (Ville)
Canton Château-Chinon (Ville)
Intercommunality Haut-Morvan
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Malcoiffe
Area1 4.28 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,167
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 58062 / 58120
Elevation 337–655 m (1,106–2,149 ft)
(avg. 534 m or 1,752 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.

Château-Chinon (official name is Château-Chinon (Ville), with space[1]) is a commune in the Nièvre department in France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

The villages around the town are grouped in another commune named Château-Chinon (Campagne).

François Mitterrand (1916-1996), President of France from 1981 to 1995, was the mayor of Château-Chinon from 1959 to 1981.

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  1. ^ INSEE: Official code