Châtillon-Coligny

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Châtillon-Coligny
Commune
The town hall in Châtillon-Coligny
The town hall in Châtillon-Coligny
Coat of arms of Châtillon-Coligny
Coat of arms
Châtillon-Coligny is located in France
Châtillon-Coligny
Châtillon-Coligny
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Châtillon-Coligny is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Châtillon-Coligny
Châtillon-Coligny
Coordinates: 47°49′25″N 2°50′50″E / 47.8236°N 2.8472°E / 47.8236; 2.8472Coordinates: 47°49′25″N 2°50′50″E / 47.8236°N 2.8472°E / 47.8236; 2.8472
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Montargis
Canton Lorris
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Châtillon-Coligny
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Loiseau
Area1 25.53 km2 (9.86 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,976
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Châtillonnais
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45085 /45230
Elevation 115–179 m (377–587 ft)
Website www.chatillon-coligny.fr

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.

Châtillon-Coligny is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

The Briare Canal in Châtillon-Coligny

The Loing and the Briare Canal run through the town.

The town was the second childhood home of the famous writer Colette (1873–1954), author of the Claudine novels and Gigi.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Judith Thurman: Secrets of the Flesh – A Life of Colette (1999)