Chambord, Loir-et-Cher

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Chambord
Château de Chambord
Château de Chambord
Coat of airms o Chambord
Coat airms
Chambord is located in Fraunce
Chambord
Chambord
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
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Coordinates: 47°36′50″N 1°31′12″E / 47.6139°N 1.52°E / 47.6139; 1.52Coordinates: 47°36′50″N 1°31′12″E / 47.6139°N 1.52°E / 47.6139; 1.52
KintraFraunce
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepairtmentLoir-et-Cher
ArrondissementBlois
CantonChambord
IntercommunalityPays de Chambord
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) André Joly
Area
1
54.38 km2 (21.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2
100
 • Density1.8/km2 (4.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
41034 /41250
Elevation72–129 m (236–423 ft)
(avg. 81 m or 266 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Chambord (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɑ̃bɔʁ]) is a commune an toun in the Loir-et-Cher depairtment, admeenistrative region o Centre-Val de Loire, Fraunce.

It's locatit aboot 16 km (10 mi) frae Blois.

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It is best kent as the location o the Castle o Chambord, ane o the maist recognisable châteaux (castles) in the warld acause o its very distinctive French Renaissance airchitectur which blends tradeetional French medieval forms wi clessical Renaissance structurs.