Charron, Creuse

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Charron
Commune
Charron is located in France
Charron
Charron
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Charron is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Charron
Charron
Coordinates: 46°03′38″N 2°33′49″E / 46.0606°N 2.5636°E / 46.0606; 2.5636Coordinates: 46°03′38″N 2°33′49″E / 46.0606°N 2.5636°E / 46.0606; 2.5636
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Auzances
Intercommunality CC Chénérailles, Auzances/Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Ribière
Area1 30.11 km2 (11.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 238
 • Density 7.9/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23054 /23700
Elevation 390–705 m (1,280–2,313 ft)
(avg. 520 m or 1,710 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the river Pampeluze, the border with the department of Allier, some 21 miles (34 km) northeast of Aubusson at the junctions of the D4a, D511 and the D998 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 424 —    
1968 469 +10.6%
1975 405 −13.6%
1982 349 −13.8%
1990 281 −19.5%
1999 226 −19.6%
2008 238 +5.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.

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