Bourg-Archambault

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Bourg-Archambault
The Chateau of Bourg-Archambault
The Chateau of Bourg-Archambault
Bourg-Archambault is located in France
Bourg-Archambault
Bourg-Archambault
Coordinates: 46°23′39″N 1°00′15″E / 46.3942°N 1.0042°E / 46.3942; 1.0042Coordinates: 46°23′39″N 1°00′15″E / 46.3942°N 1.0042°E / 46.3942; 1.0042
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Montmorillon
Intercommunality Montmorillonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Richefort
Area1 24.33 km2 (9.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 205
 • Density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86035 / 86390
Elevation 123–201 m (404–659 ft)
(avg. 206 m or 676 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.

Bourg-Archambault is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

Bourg-Archambault has a privately owned chateau of special architectural interest: consisting of a four turreted 'keep' style building which was renovated during 2003: surrounded by a moat and having an entrance bridge and what appears to be a drawbridge tower

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The Salleron forms parts of the commune's western border, then flows northward through its northern part.

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