Franchesse

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Franchesse
Commune
The church in Franchesse
The church in Franchesse
Franchesse is located in France
Franchesse
Franchesse
Coordinates: 46°38′15″N 3°02′15″E / 46.6375°N 3.0375°E / 46.6375; 3.0375Coordinates: 46°38′15″N 3°02′15″E / 46.6375°N 3.0375°E / 46.6375; 3.0375
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Moulins
Canton Bourbon-l'Archambault
Intercommunality Bocage Bourbonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gérard Vernis[1]
Area1 40.24 km2 (15.54 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 456
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03117 /03160
Elevation 204–322 m (669–1,056 ft)
(avg. 319 m or 1,047 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.

Franchesse is a commune in the Allier department in central France. The linguist Frantz Brunet (1879–1965) was born in Franchesse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 624 —    
1968 675 +8.2%
1975 552 −18.2%
1982 539 −2.4%
1990 532 −1.3%
1999 451 −15.2%
2008 453 +0.4%
2012 456 +0.7%
Source: INSEE

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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 1 August 2015.