Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet

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Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet
Commune
Oldest wooden covered bridge in France
Oldest wooden covered bridge in France
Coat of arms of Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet
Coat of arms
Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet is located in France
Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet
Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet
Coordinates: 46°37′51″N 1°28′53″E / 46.6308°N 1.4814°E / 46.6308; 1.4814Coordinates: 46°37′51″N 1°28′53″E / 46.6308°N 1.4814°E / 46.6308; 1.4814
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Châteauroux
Canton Argenton-sur-Creuse
Intercommunality Pays d'Argenton-sur-Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Jaquet
Area1 9.03 km2 (3.49 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 961
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 36161 /36800
Elevation 96–178 m (315–584 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Le Pont-Chrétien-Chabenet is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The Bouzanne flows west through the northern part of the commune, then flows into the Creuse, which forms the commune's southwestern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1921 703 —    
1926 757 +7.7%
1931 687 −9.2%
1936 655 −4.7%
1946 703 +7.3%
1954 669 −4.8%
1962 669 +0.0%
1968 814 +21.7%
1975 813 −0.1%
1982 902 +10.9%
1990 879 −2.5%
1999 881 +0.2%
2009 961 +9.1%

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