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Chatenet

Chatenet
Chatenet is located in France
Chatenet
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Jonzac
Canton Montlieu-la-Garde
Intercommunality Haute-Saintonge
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Chailloux
Area1 9.6 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 220
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17095 / 17210
Elevation 61–123 m (200–404 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

Chatenet is a commune in the Charente-Maritime in the department in the Poitou-Charentes region in southwestern France.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Chatenet is a small commune situated between the market town of Montendre and the large village of Chevanceaux. It is principally a farming community; however in recent years tourism has become important. The location of Chatenet in the southern tip of the Charente Maritime provides the area with a warm climate. The Seugne flows north-northwestward through the middle of the commune and forms part of its southern and northern borders.

Population

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Chatenet on the Quid site
  • Location of Chatenet on the map of France
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