Bannegon

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Bannegon
Chateau
Chateau
Bannegon is located in France
Bannegon
Bannegon
Coordinates: 46°48′07″N 2°42′51″E / 46.8019°N 2.7142°E / 46.8019; 2.7142Coordinates: 46°48′07″N 2°42′51″E / 46.8019°N 2.7142°E / 46.8019; 2.7142
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Charenton-du-Cher
Intercommunality Berry charentonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy James
Area1 21.08 km2 (8.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 270
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18021 / 18210
Elevation 173–256 m (568–840 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.

Bannegon 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 by the banks of both the river Auron and the disused Canal de Berry some 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D110 with the D41 and D74 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 368 —    
1968 383 +4.1%
1975 351 −8.4%
1982 297 −15.4%
1990 260 −12.5%
1999 254 −2.3%
2008 270 +6.3%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Sulpice, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The twelfth-century castle of Bannegon.

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