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For the Chablis Premier Cru vineyard, see Châtains.
Bridge over the Charente
Bridge over the Charente
Chatain is located in France
Coordinates: 46°04′28″N 0°25′58″E / 46.0744°N 0.4328°E / 46.0744; 0.4328Coordinates: 46°04′28″N 0°25′58″E / 46.0744°N 0.4328°E / 46.0744; 0.4328
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Charroux
Intercommunality Pays Charlois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Grollier
Area1 22.05 km2 (8.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 338
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86063 /86250
Elevation 125–193 m (410–633 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.

Chatain is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

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