Achères, Cher

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Achères
Achères is located in France
Achères
Achères
Coordinates: 47°16′44″N 2°26′58″E / 47.2789°N 2.4494°E / 47.2789; 2.4494Coordinates: 47°16′44″N 2°26′58″E / 47.2789°N 2.4494°E / 47.2789; 2.4494
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Henrichemont
Intercommunality Hautes Terres en Haut Berry
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Georges Thomas
Area1 12.75 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 350
 • Density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18001 / 18250
Elevation 211–317 m (692–1,040 ft)
(avg. 231 m or 758 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.

Achères is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a hamlet situated some 14 miles (23 km) north of Bourges, near the junction of the D20 and the D940 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 216 —    
1968 265 +22.7%
1975 227 −14.3%
1982 273 +20.3%
1990 335 +22.7%
1999 354 +5.7%
2008 350 −1.1%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.

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