Chasseradès

Chasseradès is a former commune in the Lozère department in southern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Mont Lozère et Goulet.[2] Its population was 141 in 2017.[1]

Chasseradès
The church tower and surrounding buildings, in Chasseradès
The church tower and surrounding buildings, in Chasseradès
Location of Chasseradès
Chasseradès is located in France
Chasseradès
Chasseradès
Chasseradès is located in Occitanie
Chasseradès
Chasseradès
Coordinates: 44°33′07″N 3°49′36″E / 44.5519°N 3.8267°E / 44.5519; 3.8267Coordinates: 44°33′07″N 3°49′36″E / 44.5519°N 3.8267°E / 44.5519; 3.8267
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentLozère
ArrondissementMende
CantonSaint-Étienne-du-Valdonnez
CommuneMont Lozère et Goulet
Area
1
61.93 km2 (23.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
141
 • Density2.3/km2 (5.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
48250
Elevation951–1,482 m (3,120–4,862 ft)
(avg. 1,171 m or 3,842 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson stayed at an inn in the village of Chasseradès on the night of 27 September 1878, as recounted in his book Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes.[3] The Robert Louis Stevenson Trail (GR 70), a popular long-distance path following Stevenson's approximate route, runs through the village.[4]

GeographyEdit

The commune is traversed by the river Chassezac.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2017, INSEE
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 23 May 2016 (in French)
  3. ^ Stevenson, Robert Louis (1905) [1879]. "Upper Gévaudan (Continued)" . Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. p. 106  – via Wikisource.
  4. ^ Castle, Alan (2007). The Robert Louis Stevenson Trail (2nd ed.). Cicerone. pp. 122–126. ISBN 978-1-85284-511-7.

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