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La Châtre (French pronunciation: ​[la ʃɑtʁ]) is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

La Châtre
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of La Châtre
Coat of arms
Location of La Châtre
La Châtre is located in France
La Châtre
La Châtre
La Châtre is located in Centre-Val de Loire
La Châtre
La Châtre
Coordinates: 46°34′59″N 1°59′16″E / 46.5831°N 1.9878°E / 46.5831; 1.9878Coordinates: 46°34′59″N 1°59′16″E / 46.5831°N 1.9878°E / 46.5831; 1.9878
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre
ArrondissementLa Châtre
CantonLa Châtre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nicolas Forissier
Area
1
6.06 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,303
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
36046 /36400
Elevation198–263 m (650–863 ft)
(avg. 222 m or 728 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1793 4,000—    
1800 3,357−16.1%
1806 3,926+16.9%
1821 4,049+3.1%
1831 4,343+7.3%
1836 4,471+2.9%
1841 4,635+3.7%
1846 4,910+5.9%
1851 4,970+1.2%
1856 4,981+0.2%
1861 5,038+1.1%
1866 5,167+2.6%
1872 4,928−4.6%
1876 4,993+1.3%
1881 5,234+4.8%
1886 5,215−0.4%
1891 5,048−3.2%
1896 4,850−3.9%
1901 4,737−2.3%
1906 4,744+0.1%
1911 4,770+0.5%
1921 3,931−17.6%
1926 3,880−1.3%
1931 3,734−3.8%
1936 3,779+1.2%
1946 4,109+8.7%
1954 4,110+0.0%
1962 4,025−2.1%
1968 4,524+12.4%
1975 4,847+7.1%
1982 4,922+1.5%
1990 4,623−6.1%
1999 4,548−1.6%
2008 4,477−1.6%

PersonalitiesEdit

From 1938 to his death in 1953, Jean de Boschère lived in La Châtre with his companion Elizabeth d'Ennetières.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.