Arcomps

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Arcomps
Arcomps is located in France
Arcomps
Arcomps
Coordinates: 46°40′36″N 2°26′01″E / 46.6767°N 2.4336°E / 46.6767; 2.4336Coordinates: 46°40′36″N 2°26′01″E / 46.6767°N 2.4336°E / 46.6767; 2.4336
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saulzais-le-Potier
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pascal Aleonard
Area1 20.14 km2 (7.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 294
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18009 / 18200
Elevation 169–228 m (554–748 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

Arcomps 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 several hamlets situated some 29 miles (47 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D138 with the D70 and the D951 roads. The commune is the source of several small tributaries of the Cher River.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 270 —    
1968 344 +27.4%
1975 347 +0.9%
1982 310 −10.7%
1990 287 −7.4%
1999 286 −0.3%
2008 294 +2.8%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The old church of St.Martin, now a farm building, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The present-day church, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Touratte castle, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • An ancient stone cross.

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