Chef-Boutonne

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Chef-Boutonne
The water tower in Chef-Boutonne
The water tower in Chef-Boutonne
Coat of arms of Chef-Boutonne
Coat of arms
Chef-Boutonne is located in France
Chef-Boutonne
Chef-Boutonne
Coordinates: 46°06′38″N 0°04′06″W / 46.1106°N 0.0683°W / 46.1106; -0.0683Coordinates: 46°06′38″N 0°04′06″W / 46.1106°N 0.0683°W / 46.1106; -0.0683
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Deux-Sèvres
Arrondissement Niort
Canton Chef-Boutonne
Intercommunality Cœur du Poitou
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Fabrice Michelet
Area1 19.81 km2 (7.65 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,311
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 79083 / 79110
Elevation 71–146 m (233–479 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 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.

Chef-Boutonne is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

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The Boutonne has its source in the commune, hence its name, Chef-Boutonne meaning head of the Boutonne.

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