Argenvières

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Argenvières
Coat of arms of Argenvières
Coat of arms
Argenvières is located in France
Argenvières
Argenvières
Coordinates: 47°08′16″N 3°00′23″E / 47.1378°N 3.0064°E / 47.1378; 3.0064Coordinates: 47°08′16″N 3°00′23″E / 47.1378°N 3.0064°E / 47.1378; 3.0064
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancergues
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Mauplin
Area
 • Land1 14.72 km2 (5.68 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 458
 • Population2 density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18012 / 18140
Elevation 156–192 m (512–630 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and a hamlet situated by the banks of the river Loire and on the Canal Latéral à la Loire, some 30 miles (48 km) east of Bourges at the junction of the D45 with the D53 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 357 —    
1968 403 +12.9%
1975 401 −0.5%
1982 402 +0.2%
1990 395 −1.7%
1999 435 +10.1%
2008 458 +5.3%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The château les Rauches, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • The château la Charnaye, dating from the sixteenth century.

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