A fresco by Armand Langlois, seen from the main road

Coordinates: 46°12′29″N 0°09′52″E / 46.2081°N 0.1644°E / 46.2081; 0.1644Coordinates: 46°12′29″N 0°09′52″E / 46.2081°N 0.1644°E / 46.2081; 0.1644
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Couhé
Intercommunality Région de Couhé
  Mayor (20082014) Guy Sauvaitre
Area1 38.64 km2 (14.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,219
  Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 86068 / 86510
Elevation 122–148 m (400–486 ft)
(avg. 131 m or 430 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.

Chaunay is a commune in the Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in western France.

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