Bourbon-l'Archambault

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Bourbon
The chateau in Bourbon-l'Archambault
The chateau in Bourbon-l'Archambault
Coat of arms of Bourbon
Coat of arms
Location of Bourbon
Bourbon is located in France
Bourbon
Bourbon
Bourbon is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Bourbon
Bourbon
Coordinates: 46°35′03″N 3°03′26″E / 46.5842°N 3.0572°E / 46.5842; 3.0572Coordinates: 46°35′03″N 3°03′26″E / 46.5842°N 3.0572°E / 46.5842; 3.0572
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAllier
ArrondissementMoulins
CantonBourbon-l'Archambault
IntercommunalityBocage Bourbonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves Girardot
Area
1
54.84 km2 (21.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,619
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03036 /03160
Elevation215–321 m (705–1,053 ft)
(avg. 260 m or 850 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bourbon-l'Archambault is a spa town and a commune in the Allier department in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in central France. It is the place of origin of the House of Bourbon. In 1300, Louis Bourbon built this city when he was made Grand Chambrier of France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19622,607—    
19682,607+0.0%
19752,598−0.3%
19822,550−1.8%
19902,630+3.1%
19992,564−2.5%
20082,593+1.1%
20132,559−1.3%
Source: INSEE (1968–2013[2])

Personalities[edit]

In 1681, Louise Marie Anne de Bourbon, Mademoiselle de Tours, the third daughter of Louis XIV and his mistress Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, died there at the age of 6.

Over three decades later, on 26 May 1707, Mme de Montespan also died in Bourbon-l'Archambault.

In 1915, mathematician André Lichnerowicz was born here (died 1998).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "2013 legal populations - Bourbon-l'Archambault". INSEE (in French). Retrieved 1 February 2016.

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