Chamblay

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Chamblay
Château de Clervans
Château de Clervans
Chamblay is located in France
Chamblay
Chamblay
Coordinates: 46°59′55″N 5°42′17″E / 46.9986°N 5.7047°E / 46.9986; 5.7047Coordinates: 46°59′55″N 5°42′17″E / 46.9986°N 5.7047°E / 46.9986; 5.7047
Country France
Region Franche-Comté
Department Jura
Arrondissement Lons-le-Saunier
Canton Villers-Farlay
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Philippe Brochet
Area1 13.82 km2 (5.34 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 422
 • Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 39093 / 39380
Elevation 219–268 m (719–879 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.

Chamblay is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.

It is a secluded village close to Besançon and Dole. It is also close to the Swiss border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 718 —    
1806 763 +6.3%
1821 930 +21.9%
1831 1,154 +24.1%
1841 1,317 +14.1%
1851 1,304 −1.0%
1861 1,090 −16.4%
1872 972 −10.8%
1881 868 −10.7%
1891 743 −14.4%
1901 687 −7.5%
1911 684 −0.4%
1921 635 −7.2%
1931 469 −26.1%
1946 433 −7.7%
1954 379 −12.5%
1962 371 −2.1%
1968 351 −5.4%
1975 373 +6.3%
1982 337 −9.7%
1990 354 +5.0%
1999 388 +9.6%
2006 407 +4.9%
2012 422 +3.7%

Sights[edit]

The Château de Clairvans is the major landmark in Chamblay. The château which is now a hotel was restored by Emine Karam in the 1920s.

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