Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon

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Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon
Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon is located in France
Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon
Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon
Coordinates: 44°51′35″N 4°35′24″E / 44.8597222222°N 4.59°E / 44.8597222222; 4.59Coordinates: 44°51′35″N 4°35′24″E / 44.8597222222°N 4.59°E / 44.8597222222; 4.59
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Tournon-sur-Rhône
Canton Vernoux-en-Vivarais
Intercommunality Eyrieux aux Serres
Government
 • Mayor (2001-2008) Annie Louis
Area1 7.81 km2 (3.02 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 181
 • Density 23.18/km2 (60.02/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 07274 /07190
Elevation 219–727 m (719–2,385 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 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.

Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon is a commune of the Ardèche département in the southern part of France.

It was the birthplace of Eugène Delacroix (17981863), one of the most important of the French Romantic painters.