Chastellux-sur-Cure

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Chastellux-sur-Cure
Chastellux-sur-Cure is located in France
Chastellux-sur-Cure
Chastellux-sur-Cure
Coordinates: 47°23′13″N 3°53′18″E / 47.3869°N 3.8883°E / 47.3869; 3.8883Coordinates: 47°23′13″N 3°53′18″E / 47.3869°N 3.8883°E / 47.3869; 3.8883
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Yonne
Arrondissement Avallon
Canton Quarré-les-Tombes
Area1 10.55 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 164
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 89089 / 89630
Elevation 210–397 m (689–1,302 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.

Chastellux-sur-Cure is a commune in the Yonne department in Burgundy in north-central France.

The Chateau de Chastellux, the ancestral home of the Chastellux family, is visitable every day after 10AM except Monday and Tuesday ( tel: 06-76-75-83-71 or 08-86-34-20-03 ) . It is still owned by descendants of Marquis de Chastellux who was second in command ( 1780 to 1782) to the Comte de Rochambeau who led the French military contingent during the American War of Independence.

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