Chambonchard

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Chambonchard
Commune
The town hall in Chambonchard
The town hall in Chambonchard
Chambonchard is located in France
Chambonchard
Chambonchard
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Chambonchard is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Chambonchard
Chambonchard
Coordinates: 46°10′00″N 2°32′12″E / 46.1667°N 2.5367°E / 46.1667; 2.5367Coordinates: 46°10′00″N 2°32′12″E / 46.1667°N 2.5367°E / 46.1667; 2.5367
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Évaux-les-Bains
Intercommunality CC Creuse Confluence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Rouffet
Area1 12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 84
 • Density 6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23046 /23110
Elevation 310–518 m (1,017–1,699 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.

Chambonchard is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the river Cher, the border with the département of Allier, some 12 miles (19 km) south of Montlucon at the junction of the D20, D25 and the D915 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962164—    
1968175+6.7%
1975155−11.4%
1982129−16.8%
1990116−10.1%
199984−27.6%
200884+0.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The medieval castle of Ligondeix.

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