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Coordinates: 46°03′08″N 0°42′24″W / 46.0522°N 0.70667°W / 46.0522; -0.70667

Commune of Chervettes

Chervettes is located in France
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Charente-Maritime
Arrondissement Saint-Jean-d'Angély
Canton Tonnay-Boutonne
Elevation 13–32 m (43–100 ft)
(avg. 25 m/82 ft)
Land area1 3.98 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population2 124  (1999)
 - Density 31 /km2 (80 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 17103/ 17380
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: 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 south-western France.


Bounding commune


Year Population
1962 84
1968 121
1975 105
1982 103
1990 95
1999 124


The commune is located by the proximity of Surgères and Rochefort and Saint-Jean-d'Angély.

The communal area presents a large buildingthat goes from 20 to 28 m in height. The commune is strongly marked by an agricultural area that makes up of cereal crops. The drainage canal can be seen in the area. The agricultural countyrside includes the settlemenets of Chiron and Fief Rolland. The structure concentrates in the town north of the area. It compromises 82.5% of the population in 1999. The rest of the area compromises the two hamlets of Fief Rolland-Varzay (partly in the commune of Puyrolland) and Chiron.


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 a 18th century built mill.


Its touristic activity are mainly restrained, notably on the important developoment 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 possbile use for the terrain specially with the upgraded adapted technology. One of them was introduced in 2007.

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