The chateau in Bourbon-l'Archambault
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Yves Girardot|
|54.84 km2 (21.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||48/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||215–321 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.
|Source: INSEE (1968–2013)|
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).
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|Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Bourbon l'Archambault.|
- Tourist office website (in French)
- Non official website (in French)
- Romanesque art at Bourbon-l'Archambault
- Spa information (in French)
- National Specialty of the Bourbonnais pointer club in Bourbon-l'Archambault (in English and French)
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