Chavenon

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Chavenon
The church in Chavenon
The church in Chavenon
Location of Chavenon
Chavenon is located in France
Chavenon
Chavenon
Chavenon is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chavenon
Chavenon
Coordinates: 46°24′53″N 2°56′50″E / 46.4147°N 2.9472°E / 46.4147; 2.9472Coordinates: 46°24′53″N 2°56′50″E / 46.4147°N 2.9472°E / 46.4147; 2.9472
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAllier
ArrondissementMontluçon
CantonCommentry
IntercommunalityRégion de Montmarault
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) François Tarian[1]
Area
1
17.47 km2 (6.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[2]
136
 • Density7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03070 /03440
Elevation265–416 m (869–1,365 ft)
(avg. 365 m or 1,198 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chavenon is a commune in the Allier department in Auvergne in central France.

History[edit]

The former name is Ecclesia de Cavenone,[3] the name of a monastery which was destroyed in the French Revolution.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962302—    
1968304+0.7%
1975235−22.7%
1982179−23.8%
1990155−13.4%
1999159+2.6%
2008145−8.8%
2012129−11.0%

Transportation[edit]

Government[edit]

The following table shows mayors of Chavenon.

Name Start End Notes
Bernard Madet 2001 2008
Jean-Pierre Delsaux 2008 2014
François Tarian 2014 current

Sights[edit]

  • Saint-Martin Church,[4] which is a 12th-century building

Personalities[edit]

Born in Chavenon:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liste nominative des communes de l'Allier (avec maire, arrondissement et canton)" [Nominative list of communes of Allier (with mayor, arrondissement and canton)] (PDF). Association of Mayors and Presidents of Communities of Allier (in French). 1 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  3. ^ Quoted for the first time as Ecclesia de Cavenone by (in French) Nicolas de Nicolay 1517-1583.
  4. ^ Mérimée PA00093056, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French) Eglise Saint-Martin

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