Chard, Creuse

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Chard
Location of Chard
Chard is located in France
Chard
Chard
Chard is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Chard
Chard
Coordinates: 45°56′43″N 2°28′41″E / 45.9453°N 2.4781°E / 45.9453; 2.4781Coordinates: 45°56′43″N 2°28′41″E / 45.9453°N 2.4781°E / 45.9453; 2.4781
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonAuzances
IntercommunalityCC Chénérailles, Auzances/Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Perrier
Area
1
14.12 km2 (5.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
208
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23053 /23700
Elevation577–776 m (1,893–2,546 ft)
(avg. 650 m or 2,130 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chard 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 the village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the river Cher, some 15 miles (24 km) east of Aubusson on the D27 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962257—    
1968282+9.7%
1975261−7.4%
1982215−17.6%
1990204−5.1%
1999173−15.2%
2008197+13.9%

Sights[edit]

  • A Roman villa.
  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The fifteenth century castle of Chard.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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