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Subject: Communes of the Charente-Maritime department, Arrondissement of Saint-Jean-d'Angély
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Coordinates: 46°03′08″N 0°42′24″W / 46.0522°N 0.7067°W / 46.0522; -0.7067Coordinates: 46°03′08″N 0°42′24″W / 46.0522°N 0.7067°W / 46.0522; -0.7067

Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Canton Tonnay-Boutonne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Philippot
 • Land1 3.98 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 128
 • Population2 density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17103 / 17380
Elevation 13–32 m (43–105 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 ft)

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.

Chervettes is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Poitou-Charentes region in southwestern France.

Neighboring communes



The commune is located near Surgères, Rochefort, and Saint-Jean-d'Angély.


An old viticultural commune, Chervettes is marked by an old viticultural properties with a closed heart. Since the outbreak of phylloxera at the end of the 19th century, the commune subsisted three small areas of winery. The church known as Notre-Dame-de-l’Assumption was first constructed in the 15th century. Around the commune, Chiron features an 18th-century built mill.


Its touristic activity are mainly restrained, notably on the important development project over the user of the old motorcycle and the collection called Surbier 2, the public aura of possibilities ensembles the rare pieces of the Italian origin. The Chinese moto are all placed in merit with the special room that prevents humidity. The particularity of the project makes up of possible use for the terrain specially with the upgraded adapted technology. One of them was introduced in 2007.

See also



External links

  • Chervettes on the Quid site
  • Location of Chervettes on the map of France

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