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Fontaine-Chaalis is located in France
Coordinates: 49°10′19″N 2°41′03″E / 49.1719°N 2.6842°E / 49.1719; 2.6842Coordinates: 49°10′19″N 2°41′03″E / 49.1719°N 2.6842°E / 49.1719; 2.6842
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Oise
Arrondissement Senlis
Canton Nanteuil-le-Haudouin
Intercommunality Pays de Senlis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alexis Patria
Area1 33.11 km2 (12.78 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 374
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 60241 /60300
Elevation 62–123 m (203–404 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Fontaine-Chaalis is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

On 3 March 1974 Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashed in this commune, in the Ermenonville Forest.[1]

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  1. ^ "Accident Details." Accident to Turkish Airlines DC-10 TC-JAV in the Ermenonville Forest on 3 March 1974 Final Report Archived 11 June 2011 at WebCite. French State Secretariat for Transport. 1. Retrieved on 13 February 2011.