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Chalais, Vienne

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Chalais, Vienne


Coordinates: 46°58′46″N 0°06′08″E / 46.9794°N 0.1022°E / 46.9794; 0.1022Coordinates: 46°58′46″N 0°06′08″E / 46.9794°N 0.1022°E / 46.9794; 0.1022

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Châtellerault
Canton Loudun
Intercommunality Pays Loudunais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert Baufume
 • Land1 14.87 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 544
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 86049 / 86200
Elevation 56–122 m (184–400 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

Chalais is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France. Noted for its red wine and spiced sausages.


Historical population of Chalais, Vienne
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 470524489546603553544

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