Thursday, August 23, 2007

Châtillon (French diminutive formed from châtel, i.e. castle) is a common place name in French-speaking countires, and may refer to:
It is the name of several places:

Châtillon (family), e.g. Hugh I of Châtillon
Battle of Châtillon during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War (1870/1871)
In Belgium

  • Châtillon, Belgium, in the province of Luxembourg
    In Italy

    • Châtillon, Italy, in the Aosta Valley
      In Switzerland

      • Châtillon, Fribourg, in the Canton of Fribourg
        Châtillon, Jura, Switzerland, in the Canton of Jura
        Châtillon, Berne, part of the municipality of Prêles in the Canton of Berne
        In France

        • Châtillon, Allier, in the Allier département
          Châtillon, Jura, France, in the Jura département
          Châtillon, Rhône, in the Rhône département
          Châtillon, Vienne, in the Vienne département
          Châtillon, Hauts-de-Seine, in the Hauts-de-Seine département

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