Chalais, Indre

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Chalais
Commune
The church of Saint-Léobon, in Chalais
The church of Saint-Léobon, in Chalais
Chalais is located in France
Chalais
Chalais
Coordinates: 46°32′15″N 1°11′52″E / 46.5375°N 1.1978°E / 46.5375; 1.1978Coordinates: 46°32′15″N 1°11′52″E / 46.5375°N 1.1978°E / 46.5375; 1.1978
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Le Blanc
Canton Saint-Gaultier
Intercommunality Val d'Anglin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Boutet
Area1 39.65 km2 (15.31 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 168
 • Density 4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 36036 /36370
Elevation 95–161 m (312–528 ft)
(avg. 144 m or 472 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.

Chalais is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the parc naturel régional de la Brenne.

The river Anglin flows northwest through the southwestern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 713 —    
1800 621 −12.9%
1806 477 −23.2%
1821 692 +45.1%
1831 773 +11.7%
1836 698 −9.7%
1841 732 +4.9%
1846 705 −3.7%
1851 695 −1.4%
1856 715 +2.9%
1861 751 +5.0%
1866 753 +0.3%
1872 664 −11.8%
1876 723 +8.9%
1881 701 −3.0%
1886 715 +2.0%
1891 692 −3.2%
1896 695 +0.4%
1901 716 +3.0%
1906 724 +1.1%
1911 729 +0.7%
1921 619 −15.1%
1926 601 −2.9%
1931 575 −4.3%
1936 526 −8.5%
1946 428 −18.6%
1954 450 +5.1%
1962 352 −21.8%
1968 325 −7.7%
1975 257 −20.9%
1982 198 −23.0%
1990 186 −6.1%
1999 165 −11.3%
2009 168 +1.8%

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