Franchesse

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Franchesse
The church in Franchesse
The church in Franchesse
Location of Franchesse
Franchesse is located in France
Franchesse
Franchesse
Franchesse is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAllier
ArrondissementMoulins
CantonBourbon-l'Archambault
IntercommunalityBocage Bourbonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gérard Vernis[1]
Area
1
40.24 km2 (15.54 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
456
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03117 /03160
Elevation204–322 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
YearPop.±%
1962624—    
1968675+8.2%
1975552−18.2%
1982539−2.4%
1990532−1.3%
1999451−15.2%
2008453+0.4%
2012456+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.