Chanu

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For the village in Iran, see Chanu, Iran.
Chanu
Chanu is located in France
Chanu
Chanu
Coordinates: 48°43′46″N 0°40′35″W / 48.7294°N 0.6764°W / 48.7294; -0.6764Coordinates: 48°43′46″N 0°40′35″W / 48.7294°N 0.6764°W / 48.7294; -0.6764
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Tinchebray
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Visance et du Noireau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Aubin
Area
 • Land1 15.72 km2 (6.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,268
 • Population2 density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 61093 / 61800
Elevation 226–321 m (741–1,053 ft)
(avg. 299 m or 981 ft)
Website www.chanu.eu

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.

Chanu is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

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