Cheverny

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For the wine region, see Cheverny AOC.
Cheverny
Château de Cheverny
Château de Cheverny
Cheverny is located in France
Cheverny
Cheverny
Coordinates: 47°30′00″N 1°27′40″E / 47.5°N 1.4611°E / 47.5; 1.4611Coordinates: 47°30′00″N 1°27′40″E / 47.5°N 1.4611°E / 47.5; 1.4611
Country France
Region Centre
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Blois
Canton Contres
Intercommunality Blois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Sinet
Area1 33 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 986
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 41050 / 41700
Elevation 78–116 m (256–381 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

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

It lies in the Loire Valley, about 10 km (6.2 mi) southeast of Blois.

The commune is the site of the Château de Cheverny.

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