Planchez


Planchez is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.

Planchez
Location of Planchez
Planchez
Planchez
Coordinates: 47°08′15″N 4°01′03″E
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentNièvre
ArrondissementChâteau-Chinon (Ville)
CantonChâteau-Chinon
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Laurent Librero[1]
Area
1
43.65 km2 (16.85 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
301
  Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
58210 /58230
Elevation349–726 m (1,145–2,382 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

History


In World War II, during the German occupation of France, the area around Planchez was a focus for the Maquis. On 25 June 1944, as a collective punishment, the village was burned by German forces.

Demographics


At the 1999 census, the population was 326. On 1 January 2004, the estimate was 360.

See also


References


  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.