Chanterelle, Cantal

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Chanterelle
Commune
The Rhue river in Chanterelle
The Rhue river in Chanterelle
Chanterelle is located in France
Chanterelle
Chanterelle
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Chanterelle is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chanterelle
Chanterelle
Coordinates: 45°22′50″N 2°48′53″E / 45.3806°N 2.8147°E / 45.3806; 2.8147Coordinates: 45°22′50″N 2°48′53″E / 45.3806°N 2.8147°E / 45.3806; 2.8147
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Saint-Flour
Canton Riom-ès-Montagnes
Intercommunality Cézallier
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Pallut
Area1 19.72 km2 (7.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 139
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 15040 /15190
Elevation 800–1,225 m (2,625–4,019 ft)
(avg. 1,000 m or 3,300 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.

Chanterelle is a commune in the Cantal department in south-central France.

Geography[edit]

The river Rhue flows southwest through the western part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962271—    
1968307+13.3%
1975227−26.1%
1982161−29.1%
1990165+2.5%
1999150−9.1%
2008139−7.3%

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