Apremont-sur-Allier

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Apremont-sur-Allier
Apremont-sur-allier-parc floral-2.jpg
Apremont-sur-Allier is located in France
Apremont-sur-Allier
Apremont-sur-Allier
Coordinates: 46°54′22″N 3°02′53″E / 46.906°N 3.048°E / 46.906; 3.048Coordinates: 46°54′22″N 3°02′53″E / 46.906°N 3.048°E / 46.906; 3.048
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nathalie de Bartillat
Area
 • Land1 30.69 km2 (11.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 76
 • Population2 density 2.5/km2 (6.4/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18007 / 18150
Elevation 168–226 m (551–741 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 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.

Apremont-sur-Allier is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising a small village and two hamlets situated by the west bank of the river Allier, some 35 miles (56 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D100 with the D76 and D45 roads. The river forms the boundary between the commune and the department of Nièvre.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 208 —    
1968 180 −13.5%
1975 144 −20.0%
1982 106 −26.4%
1990 83 −21.7%
1999 87 +4.8%
2008 76 −12.6%

Sights[edit]

The Turkish pavilion in the gardens at Apremont
  • The church, dating from the 13th century.
  • The castle, dating from the 12th century and the surrounding "Parc Floral" gardens.
  • A museum, in the stables of the castle.

The village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France ("The most beautiful villages of France") association.

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