Chambonchard

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Chambonchard
Chambonchard is located in France
Chambonchard
Chambonchard
Coordinates: 46°10′00″N 2°32′12″E / 46.1667°N 2.5367°E / 46.1667; 2.5367Coordinates: 46°10′00″N 2°32′12″E / 46.1667°N 2.5367°E / 46.1667; 2.5367
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Évaux-les-Bains
Intercommunality Évaux-les-Bains Chambon-sur-Voueize
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Rouffet
Area1 12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 84
 • Density 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23046 / 23110
Elevation 310–518 m (1,017–1,699 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.

Chambonchard is a commune in the Creuse department in the Limousin region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the river Cher, the border with the département of Allier, some 12 miles (19 km) south of Montlucon at the junction of the D20, D25 and the D915 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 164 —    
1968 175 +6.7%
1975 155 −11.4%
1982 129 −16.8%
1990 116 −10.1%
1999 84 −27.6%
2008 84 +0.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The medieval castle of Ligondeix.

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