The château of Chamarande
|Intercommunality||Entre Juine et Renarde|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Marie-Hélène Jolivet-Béal|
|Area1||5.74 km2 (2.22 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (490/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||91132 / 91730|
|Elevation||62–155 m (203–509 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.
Inhabitants of Chamarande are known as Chamarandais.
Initially, this village was named Bonnes. In 1685, d'Ornaison family, the owner of the village and its château, gained permission from the French king to change the name to Chamarande. A later owner, the Duc de Persigny, was Minister of the Interior under Napoléon III and a financial backer of the building of the Paris-Orléans rail station in the village, today an RER C station.
The Juine forms the commune's eastern border.
- The Château de Chamarande on the French Wikipedia (French)
- Official website of Chamarande (French)
- Mérimée database - Cultural heritage (French)
- Land use (IAURIF) (English)
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