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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.

Châteaudun
Châteaudun
(French pronunciation: ​[ʃɑtodœ̃]) is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir
Eure-et-Loir
department in northern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

Contents

1 Geography 2 Employment 3 Population 4 Main sights

4.1 Churches 4.2 Medieval houses

5 Personalities 6 International relations 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

Geography[edit] Châteaudun
Châteaudun
is located about 45 km northwest of Orléans, and about 50 km south-southwest of Chartres, on the river Loire, a tributary of the Sarthe. Employment[edit] The area is rich agricultural land, but a major local employer is the Châteaudun Air Base
Châteaudun Air Base
just to the east of the town and much larger than it. Population[edit]

Historical population

Year Pop. ±%

1793 5,957 —    

1800 6,046 +1.5%

1806 6,161 +1.9%

1821 6,042 −1.9%

1831 6,461 +6.9%

1836 6,776 +4.9%

1841 6,580 −2.9%

1846 6,788 +3.2%

1851 6,745 −0.6%

1856 6,542 −3.0%

1861 6,719 +2.7%

1866 6,781 +0.9%

1872 6,552 −3.4%

1876 6,694 +2.2%

1881 7,036 +5.1%

1886 7,284 +3.5%

1891 7,147 −1.9%

1896 7,460 +4.4%

1901 7,146 −4.2%

1906 7,147 +0.0%

1911 7,296 +2.1%

1921 6,587 −9.7%

1926 6,558 −0.4%

1931 6,790 +3.5%

1936 7,057 +3.9%

1946 8,145 +15.4%

1954 9,687 +18.9%

1962 11,982 +23.7%

1968 14,450 +20.6%

1975 15,338 +6.1%

1982 15,319 −0.1%

1990 14,511 −5.3%

1999 14,543 +0.2%

2008 13,905 −4.4%

Main sights[edit] Its château is known for being the first on the road to Loire
Loire
Valley, from Paris. Churches[edit]

Saint-Valérien

La Madeleine

Saint-Jean-de-la-Chaîne

Saint-Lubin ruins

Saint-Lubin ruins

Notre-Dame-du-Champdé chapel (now cemetery entrance)

La Boissière chapel

Medieval houses[edit]

Cuirasserie street and Huileries street angle

Cuirasserie street and Huileries street angle

Louis Esnault house

Château's architects' house

Virgin's house

Virgin's house (detail)

Personalities[edit] Châteaudun
Châteaudun
was the birthplace of:

Pierre Guédron (1570–1620), composer Nicolas Chaperon
Nicolas Chaperon
(1612–1656) painter Edmond Modeste Lescarbault
Edmond Modeste Lescarbault
(1814), doctor and amateur astronomer Romain Feillu
Romain Feillu
(1984) road racing cyclist Brice Feillu
Brice Feillu
(1985) road racing cyclist

International relations[edit]

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Châteaudun
Châteaudun
is twinned with:

Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany Cap-de-la-Madeleine
Cap-de-la-Madeleine
(amalgamated into the City of Trois-Rivières in 2002), Québec, Canada Arklow, County Wicklow, Leinster, Ireland Marchena, Seville, Andalusia, Spain Kroměříž, Czech Republic Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom

Châteaudun
Châteaudun
(Eure-et-Loir) Donjon and chapel of the château

Fountain and façade of the town hall of Châteaudun

Watched by two small boys, a member of the FFI (French Forces of the Interior) poses with his Bren gun
Bren gun
at Chateaudun - 1944

See also[edit]

Communes of the Eure-et-Loir
Eure-et-Loir
department

References[edit]

INSEE

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Châteaudun.

 "Châteaudun". Encyclopædia Britannica. 5 (11th ed.). 1911.  Official website (in French) Tourist office website (in English and French)

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Communes of the Eure-et-Loir
Eure-et-Loir
department of France
France

Abondant Allaines-Mervilliers Allainville Allonnes Alluyes Amilly Anet Ardelles Ardelu Argenvilliers Aunay-sous-Auneau Aunay-sous-Crécy Auneau-Bleury-Saint-Symphorien Les Autels-Villevillon Authon-du-Perche Baigneaux Bailleau-Armenonville Bailleau-le-Pin Bailleau-l'Évêque Barjouville Barmainville Baudreville La Bazoche-Gouet Bazoches-en-Dunois Bazoches-les-Hautes Beauche Beaumont-les-Autels Beauvilliers Belhomert-Guéhouville Berchères-les-Pierres Berchères-Saint-Germain Berchères-sur-Vesgre Bérou-la-Mulotière Béthonvilliers Béville-le-Comte Billancelles Blandainville Boissy-en-Drouais Boissy-lès-Perche Boisville-la-Saint-Père Boncé Boncourt Bonneval Bouglainval Le Boullay-les-Deux-Églises Le Boullay-Mivoye Le Boullay-Thierry La Bourdinière-Saint-Loup Boutigny-Prouais Bouville Bréchamps Brezolles Briconville Brou Broué Brunelles Bû Bullainville Bullou Cernay Challet Champhol Champrond-en-Gâtine Champrond-en-Perchet Champseru La Chapelle-d'Aunainville La Chapelle-du-Noyer La Chapelle-Forainvilliers La Chapelle-Fortin Chapelle-Guillaume Chapelle-Royale Charbonnières Charonville Charpont Chartainvilliers Chartres Chassant Châtaincourt Châteaudun Châteauneuf-en-Thymerais Les Châtelets Les Châtelliers-Notre-Dame Châtenay Chaudon Chauffours La Chaussée-d'Ivry Cherisy Chuisnes Cintray Clévilliers Cloyes-les-Trois-Rivières Coltainville Combres Commune nouvelle d'Arrou Conie-Molitard Corancez Cormainville Les Corvées-les-Yys Le Coudray Coudray-au-Perche Coudreceau Coulombs Courbehaye Courville-sur-Eure Crécy-Couvé Croisilles La Croix-du-Perche Crucey-Villages Dambron Dammarie Dampierre-sous-Brou Dampierre-sur-Avre Dancy Dangeau Dangers Denonville Digny Donnemain-Saint-Mamès Dreux Droue-sur-Drouette Écluzelles Écrosnes Eole-en-Beauce Épeautrolles Épernon Ermenonville-la-Grande Ermenonville-la-Petite Escorpain Les Étilleux Faverolles Favières Le Favril La Ferté-Vidame Fessanvilliers-Mattanvilliers Flacey Fontaine-la-Guyon Fontaine-les-Ribouts Fontaine-Simon Fontenay-sur-Conie Fontenay-sur-Eure La Framboisière Francourville Frazé Fresnay-le-Comte Fresnay-le-Gilmert Fresnay-l'Évêque Frétigny Friaize Fruncé Gallardon Garancières-en-Beauce Garancières-en-Drouais Garnay Gas Gasville-Oisème La Gaudaine Le Gault-Saint-Denis Gellainville Germainville Gilles Gohory Gommerville Gouillons Goussainville Guainville Le Gué-de-Longroi Guilleville Guillonville Hanches Happonvilliers Havelu Houville-la-Branche Houx Illiers-Combray Intréville Jallans Janville Jaudrais Jouy Lamblore Landelles Lanneray Laons Léthuin Levainville Lèves Levesville-la-Chenard Logron Loigny-la-Bataille Lormaye La Loupe Louville-la-Chenard Louvilliers-en-Drouais Louvilliers-lès-Perche Lucé Luigny Luisant Lumeau Luplanté Luray Magny Maillebois Maintenon Mainvilliers Maisons La Mancelière Manou Marboué Marchéville Marchezais Margon Marolles-les-Buis Marville-Moutiers-Brûlé Meaucé Méréglise Mérouville Meslay-le-Grenet Meslay-le-Vidame Le Mesnil-Simon Le Mesnil-Thomas Mévoisins Mézières-au-Perche Mézières-en-Drouais Miermaigne Mignières Mittainvilliers-Vérigny Moinville-la-Jeulin Moléans Mondonville-Saint-Jean Montboissier Montharville Montigny-le-Chartif Montigny-sur-Avre Montireau Montlandon Montreuil Morainville Morancez Moriers Morvilliers Mottereau Moulhard Moutiers Néron Neuvy-en-Beauce Neuvy-en-Dunois Nogent-le-Phaye Nogent-le-Roi Nogent-le-Rotrou Nogent-sur-Eure Nonvilliers-Grandhoux Nottonville Oinville-Saint-Liphard Oinville-sous-Auneau Ollé Orgères-en-Beauce Ormoy Orrouer Ouarville Ouerre Oulins Oysonville Péronville Pierres Les Pinthières Poinville Poisvilliers Pontgouin Poupry Prasville Pré-Saint-Évroult Pré-Saint-Martin Prudemanche Prunay-le-Gillon La Puisaye Le Puiset Puiseux Réclainville Les Ressuintes Revercourt Rohaire Roinville Rouvray-Saint-Denis Rouvres Rueil-la-Gadelière Saint-Ange-et-Torçay Saint-Arnoult-des-Bois Saint-Aubin-des-Bois Saint-Avit-les-Guespières Saint-Bomer Saint-Christophe Saint-Denis-d'Authou Saint-Denis-des-Puits Saint-Denis-les-Ponts Sainte-Gemme-Moronval Saint-Éliph Saint-Éman Saint-Georges-sur-Eure Saint-Germain-le-Gaillard Saint-Jean-de-Rebervilliers Saint-Jean-Pierre-Fixte Saint-Laurent-la-Gâtine Saint-Léger-des-Aubées Saint-Lubin-de-Cravant Saint-Lubin-de-la-Haye Saint-Lubin-des-Joncherets Saint-Lucien Saint-Luperce Saint-Maixme-Hauterive Saint-Martin-de-Nigelles Saint-Maurice-Saint-Germain Saint-Maur-sur-le-Loir Saint-Ouen-Marchefroy Saint-Piat Saint-Prest Saint-Rémy-sur-Avre Saint-Sauveur-Marville Saint-Victor-de-Buthon Sainville Sancheville Sandarville Santeuil Santilly La Saucelle Saulnières Saumeray Saussay Senantes Senonches Serazereux Serville Soizé Sorel-Moussel Souancé-au-Perche Soulaires Sours Terminiers Theuville Le Thieulin Thimert-Gâtelles Thiron-Gardais Thivars Thiville Tillay-le-Péneux Toury Trancrainville Tremblay-les-Villages Tréon Trizay-Coutretot-Saint-Serge Trizay-lès-Bonneval Umpeau Unverre Varize Vaupillon Ver-lès-Chartres Vernouillet Vert-en-Drouais Vichères Vierville Vieuvicq Les Villages-Vovéens Villampuy Villars Villeau Villebon Villemaury Villemeux-sur-Eure Villiers-le-Morhier Villiers-Saint-Orien Vitray-en-Beauce Voise Yermenonville Yèvres Ymeray Ymonville

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