Chamant

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For the racehorse, see Chamant (horse).
Chamant
Chamant is located in France
Chamant
Chamant
Coordinates: 49°13′14″N 2°36′42″E / 49.2206°N 2.6117°E / 49.2206; 2.6117Coordinates: 49°13′14″N 2°36′42″E / 49.2206°N 2.6117°E / 49.2206; 2.6117
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Oise
Arrondissement Senlis
Canton Senlis
Intercommunality Pays de Senlis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Charrier
Area
 • Land1 12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 957
 • Population2 density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 60138 / 60300
Elevation 57–117 m (187–384 ft)
(avg. 84 m or 276 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.

Chamant is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

It is situated about 50 km to the north of Paris, and just 2 km to the northeast of Senlis.

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The town figured in the virulently anti-Semitic novel The Jew of Chamant, published in 1898 by George H. D. Gossip under the pseudonym "Ivan Trepoff".

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