Canton of Châteaumeillant

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Canton of Châteaumeillant
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
SeatChâteaumeillant
Communes38
Area
¹
 • Total1,008.37 km2 (389.33 sq mi)
Population
(2012)
 • Total15,514
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Cantonal code18 08
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Châteaumeillant is a canton situated in the Cher département and in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area in the southern part of the arrondissement of Saint-Amand-Montrond centred on the town of Châteaumeillant.

Composition[edit]

At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 11 to 38 communes:[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Châteaumeillant
(Source: INSEE)
Year196219681975198219901999
Population7,6968,2647,4276,5285,8665,523
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Coordinates: 46°33′46″N 2°12′5″E / 46.56278°N 2.20139°E / 46.56278; 2.20139