Chavanat

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Chavanat
Commune
The church in Chavanat
The church in Chavanat
Chavanat is located in France
Chavanat
Chavanat
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Chavanat is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Chavanat
Chavanat
Coordinates: 45°57′13″N 1°57′54″E / 45.9536°N 1.965°E / 45.9536; 1.965Coordinates: 45°57′13″N 1°57′54″E / 45.9536°N 1.965°E / 45.9536; 1.965
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Ahun
Intercommunality CC Creuse Sud Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Desloges
Area1 12.73 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 130
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 23060 /23250
Elevation 471–647 m (1,545–2,123 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 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.

Chavanat (Occitan: Chavanac) 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 in the valley of the river Thaurion, some 8 miles (13 km) west of Aubusson at the junctions of the D3, D10 and the D941 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962140—    
1968182+30.0%
1975202+11.0%
1982154−23.8%
1990144−6.5%
1999127−11.8%
2008130+2.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.

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