A general view of Chauvigny
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Gérard Herbert|
|Area1||95.82 km2 (37.00 sq mi)|
|• Density||74/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||86070 / 86300|
|Elevation||61–149 m (200–489 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.
Near Chauvigny is the curious bone-cavern of Jioux, the entrance to which is fortified by large blocks of stone.
As of 1911, the town carried on lime-burning and plaster-manufacture, and there were stone quarries in the vicinity. Trade was in wool and feathers.
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- Shooting club
- Aerial views
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