Chooz, Ardennes

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Chooz
KircheChooz.jpg
Chooz is located in France
Chooz
Chooz
Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 4°48′28″E / 50.1042°N 4.8078°E / 50.1042; 4.8078Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 4°48′28″E / 50.1042°N 4.8078°E / 50.1042; 4.8078
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Charleville-Mézières
Canton Givet
Intercommunality Ardennes Rives de Meuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michèle Marquet
Area1 13.08 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 766
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 08122 / 08600

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.

Chooz (French pronunciation: ​[ʃo][1] shoh) is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France.

The Chooz Nuclear Power Plant is located in Chooz, as are the associated CHOOZ and Double Chooz neutrino oscillation experiments.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 630 —    
1968 655 +4.0%
1975 809 +23.5%
1982 802 −0.9%
1990 803 +0.1%
1999 749 −6.7%
2008 766 +2.3%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pierret, Jean-Marie (1994). Phonétique historique du français et notions de phonétique générale (PDF) (in French). Louvain-la-Neuve: Peeters. p. 104. ISBN 90-6831-608-7.