Chambord, Loir-et-Cher

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Château de Chambord
Château de Chambord
Coat of arms of Chambord
Coat of arms
Chambord is located in France
Coordinates: 47°36′50″N 1°31′12″E / 47.6139°N 1.52°E / 47.6139; 1.52Coordinates: 47°36′50″N 1°31′12″E / 47.6139°N 1.52°E / 47.6139; 1.52
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Blois
Canton Bracieux
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Chambord
 • Mayor (2001–2008) André Joly
Area1 54.38 km2 (21.00 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 185
 • Density 3.4/km2 (8.8/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 41034 / 41250
Elevation 72–129 m (236–423 ft)
(avg. 81 m or 266 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.

Chambord is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher département in central France.

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It is best known as the location of the Château de Chambord, one of the most recognisable châteaux in the world because of its very distinct French Renaissance architecture.

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