Chambonchard

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Chambonchard
The town hall in Chambonchard
The town hall in Chambonchard
Location of Chambonchard
Chambonchard is located in France
Chambonchard
Chambonchard
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonÉvaux-les-Bains
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Confluence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Rouffet
Area
1
12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
84
 • Density6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23046 /23110
Elevation310–518 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.

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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