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Châteaudun

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Coordinates: 48°04′18″N 1°20′19″E / 48.0717°N 1.3387°E / 48.0717; 1.3387Coordinates: 48°04′18″N 1°20′19″E / 48.0717°N 1.3387°E / 48.0717; 1.3387{{#coordinates:48.0717|1.3387|type:city(13905)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Centre-Val de Loire</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Eure-et-Loir</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Châteaudun</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Châteaudun</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Intercommunality</th><td> Dunois</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2008–2014) </th><td> Didier Huguet</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 28.48 km2 (11.00 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (2008)2</th><td> 13,905</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 28088 / 28200</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".
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Châteaudun (Template:IPA-fr) is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

Geography

Châteaudun is located about 45 km northwest of Orléans, and about 50 km south-southwest of Chartres, on the river Loir, a tributary of the Sarthe.

Employment

The area is rich agricultural land, but a major local employer is the Châteaudun Air Base just to the east of the town and much larger than it.

Population

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Historical population
YearPop.±%
17935,957—    
18006,046+1.5%
18066,161+1.9%
18216,042−1.9%
18316,461+6.9%
18366,776+4.9%
18416,580−2.9%
18466,788+3.2%
18516,745−0.6%
18566,542−3.0%
18616,719+2.7%
18666,781+0.9%
18726,552−3.4%
18766,694+2.2%
18817,036+5.1%
18867,284+3.5%
18917,147−1.9%
18967,460+4.4%
19017,146−4.2%
19067,147+0.0%
19117,296+2.1%
19216,587−9.7%
19266,558−0.4%
19316,790+3.5%
19367,057+3.9%
19468,145+15.4%
19549,687+18.9%
196211,982+23.7%
196814,450+20.6%
197515,338+6.1%
198215,319−0.1%
199014,511−5.3%
199914,543+0.2%
200813,905−4.4%

Main sights

Its château is known for being the first on the road to Loire Valley, from Paris.

Churches

Medieval houses

Personalities

Châteaudun was the birthplace of:

International relations

Châteaudun is twinned with:

See also

References

External links

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