Château-Chinon (Ville)

Château-Chinon (Ville) (French pronunciation: [ʃɑto ʃinɔ̃ vil] (listen)) is a commune in the Nièvre department in France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.[3]

Château-Chinon
Porte Notre-Dame
Porte Notre-Dame
Coat of arms of Château-Chinon
Location of Château-Chinon
Château-Chinon is located in France
Château-Chinon
Château-Chinon
Château-Chinon is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Château-Chinon
Château-Chinon
Coordinates: 47°03′55″N 3°55′59″E / 47.0653°N 3.9331°E / 47.0653; 3.9331Coordinates: 47°03′55″N 3°55′59″E / 47.0653°N 3.9331°E / 47.0653; 3.9331
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
ArrondissementChâteau-Chinon (Ville)
CantonChâteau-Chinon
IntercommunalityCC Morvan Sommets et Grands Lacs
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Chantal Marie Malus[1]
Area
1
4.28 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
1,932
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
58062 /58120
Elevation337–655 m (1,106–2,149 ft)
(avg. 534 m or 1,752 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The villages around the town are grouped in another commune named Château-Chinon (Campagne).

François Mitterrand (1916–1996), President of France from 1981 to 1995, was the mayor of Château-Chinon from 1959 to 1981.

It is about 200 miles (320 km) southeast of Paris.[4]

Twin townsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE: Official code
  4. ^ Kaplan, Sarah. "'Dentist of horror' on trial for alleged 'mutilations' in rural French village." The Washington Post. March 9, 2016. Retrieved on March 9, 2016.