Charny, Côte-d'Or

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Charny
The church in Charny
The church in Charny
Coat of arms of Charny
Coat of arms
Location of Charny
Charny is located in France
Charny
Charny
Charny is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Charny
Charny
Coordinates: 47°20′15″N 4°25′46″E / 47.3375°N 4.4294°E / 47.3375; 4.4294Coordinates: 47°20′15″N 4°25′46″E / 47.3375°N 4.4294°E / 47.3375; 4.4294
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementMontbard
CantonSemur-en-Auxois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Gailhou
Area
1
7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
34
 • Density4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21147 /21350
Elevation342–567 m (1,122–1,860 ft)
(avg. 518 m or 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.

Charny is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

History[edit]

On 16 September 1911, Edouard Nieuport, racing pilot and airplane designer, dies a day after an airplane accident while landing at the Military Aerodrome in Charny in bad weather.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196250—    
196851+2.0%
197545−11.8%
198242−6.7%
199038−9.5%
199934−10.5%
200833−2.9%

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References[edit]

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