The church in Châteauponsac
|Intercommunality||Gartempe – Saint Pardoux|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Gérard Rumeau|
|Area1||68.79 km2 (26.56 sq mi)|
|• Density||33/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|INSEE/Postal code||87041 /87290|
196–471 m (643–1,545 ft) |
(avg. 299 m or 981 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.
The river Semme flows westward to the north of the commune, then forms part of the commune's northern border And the river Gartempe flows to the south through an impressive ravine below the 12th century church heading toward Poitiers and joining with the river Vienne
Inhabitants are known as Châtelots.
Its twelfth-century church is dedicated to Saint Thyrsus.
- Jean Baubérot (born on 26 July 1941), French historian and sociologist
- Châteauponsac at Art Roman (in French)
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