Chasseneuil -du -Poitou is a commune with 4526 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011) in the department of Vienne in the Poitou -Charentes. The place belongs to the Communauté d' agglomération de Poitiers, on the banks of the River Clain.
Chasseneuil houses among others the theme park Futuroscope of ENSMA ( École nationale supérieure de mécanique et d' aérotechnique ) in Poitiers.
- Chasseneuil is the birthplace of the future Emperor Louis the Pious ( 778-840 ) and his twin brother Lothar ( 778-779 ).
- Former Prime Minister Jean -Pierre Raffarin was here between 1995 and 2001 deputy mayor ( maire - adjoint ).