Charny, Côte-d'Or

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Charny
Charny is located in France
Charny
Charny
Coordinates: 47°20′15″N 4°25′46″E / 47.3375°N 4.4294°E / 47.3375; 4.4294Coordinates: 47°20′15″N 4°25′46″E / 47.3375°N 4.4294°E / 47.3375; 4.4294
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Montbard
Canton Vitteaux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Gailhou
Area
 • Land1 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 33
 • Population2 density 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 21147 / 21350
Elevation 342–567 m (1,122–1,860 ft)
(avg. 518 m or 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.

Charny is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

History[edit]

On 16 September 1911, Edouard Nieuport, famed racing pilot and airplane designer, dies a day after an airplane accident while landing at the Military Aerodrome in Charny in bad weather.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 50 —    
1968 51 +2.0%
1975 45 −11.8%
1982 42 −6.7%
1990 38 −9.5%
1999 34 −10.5%
2008 33 −2.9%

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