Châtres, Seine-et-Marne

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Châtres
Location of Châtres
Châtres is located in France
Châtres
Châtres
Châtres is located in Île-de-France (region)
Châtres
Châtres
Coordinates: 48°42′38″N 2°48′35″E / 48.7106°N 2.8097°E / 48.7106; 2.8097Coordinates: 48°42′38″N 2°48′35″E / 48.7106°N 2.8097°E / 48.7106; 2.8097
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentSeine-et-Marne
ArrondissementProvins
CantonFontenay-Trésigny
IntercommunalityCC Val Briard
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Rollin
Area
1
15.13 km2 (5.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
674
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
77104 /77610
Elevation89–117 m (292–384 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Châtres is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

History[edit]

Châtres began as a Roman camp. Its name, formerly Chastres, is derived from Latin castrum.

Châtres is documented as the place where Saint Corbinian was born circa 670 and where he maintained a hermitage for fourteen years.

Demographics[edit]

The inhabitants of Châtres are called Châtriots.

Places of interest[edit]

Place of interest include the Château de Boulayes and its park.

Agriculture[edit]

The area produces cereal grain.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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