|Community association||Pays Loudunais|
|surface||14.87 km 2|
|Residents||513 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||34 inhabitants / km 2|
Chalais is a French municipality with 513 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Vienne in the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine (before 2016 Poitou-Charentes ); it belongs to the arrondissement of Châtellerault and the canton of Loudun . The inhabitants are called Chalaisiens .
Chalais is about 40 kilometers northwest of Châtellerault . Chalais is surrounded by the neighboring communities Loudun in the north and east, La Roche-Rigault in the east and south-east, Angliers in the south and Mouterre-Silly in the west.
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- Notre-Dame Church, a historic monument since 1926
- 18th century Puy d'Ardanne mill
- Le Patrimoine des Communes de la Vienne. Volume 1, Flohic Editions, Paris 2002, ISBN 2-84234-128-7 , pp. 417-419.