Charnizay

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Charnizay
Town hall
Town hall
Charnizay is located in France
Charnizay
Charnizay
Coordinates: 46°54′51″N 0°59′13″E / 46.9142°N 0.9869°E / 46.9142; 0.9869Coordinates: 46°54′51″N 0°59′13″E / 46.9142°N 0.9869°E / 46.9142; 0.9869
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Loches
Canton Preuilly-sur-Claise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Villeret
Area1 51.71 km2 (19.97 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 490
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37061 / 37290
Elevation 84–147 m (276–482 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.


Charnizay is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

History[edit]

In 1794, Charnizay annexed the commune of Saint Michel des Landes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1936 1,004 —    
1946 1,023 +1.9%
1954 1,005 −1.8%
1962 930 −7.5%
1968 876 −5.8%
1975 738 −15.8%
1982 615 −16.7%
1990 557 −9.4%
1999 523 −6.1%
2006 489 −6.5%
2009 490 +0.2%

Sights[edit]

  • Dolmen le Palet de Gargantua , near the hamlet of Les Champs de l'Ormeau

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