Arçay, Cher

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Arçay
Arçay is located in France
Arçay
Arçay
Coordinates: 46°56′57″N 2°20′28″E / 46.9492°N 2.3411°E / 46.9492; 2.3411Coordinates: 46°56′57″N 2°20′28″E / 46.9492°N 2.3411°E / 46.9492; 2.3411
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Levet
Intercommunality Bourges Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Robert Huchins
Area1 18.32 km2 (7.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 495
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18008 / 18340
Elevation 145–174 m (476–571 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 12 miles (19 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D88, D28 and the D73 roads.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Arcéens or Arcéennes.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 249 —    
1968 258 +3.6%
1975 222 −14.0%
1982 337 +51.8%
1990 378 +12.2%
1999 377 −0.3%
2008 495 +31.3%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Sulpice, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century château Belair.

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