Chambon, Cher

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Chambon
Chambon is located in France
Chambon
Chambon
Coordinates: 46°47′16″N 2°19′32″E / 46.7878°N 2.3256°E / 46.7878; 2.3256Coordinates: 46°47′16″N 2°19′32″E / 46.7878°N 2.3256°E / 46.7878; 2.3256
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Intercommunality Portes du Boischaut
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Lucas
Area1 13.91 km2 (5.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 148
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18046 / 18190
Elevation 147–187 m (482–614 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 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.

Chambon is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated by the banks of the river Trian some 21 miles (34 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D73 with the D192 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 215 —    
1968 231 +7.4%
1975 195 −15.6%
1982 143 −26.7%
1990 122 −14.7%
1999 134 +9.8%
2008 148 +10.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century

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