Blet

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Blet
Blet is located in France
Blet
Blet
Coordinates: 46°53′46″N 2°43′56″E / 46.8961°N 2.7322°E / 46.8961; 2.7322Coordinates: 46°53′46″N 2°43′56″E / 46.8961°N 2.7322°E / 46.8961; 2.7322
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Nérondes
Intercommunality Pays de Nérondes
Government
 • Mayor (2009–2014) André Girard
Area
 • Land1 30.08 km2 (11.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 647
 • Population2 density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18031 / 18350
Elevation 170–256 m (558–840 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a village and several hamlets situated some 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the N76 with the D91 and the D6 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 820 —    
1968 730 −11.0%
1975 749 +2.6%
1982 713 −4.8%
1990 689 −3.4%
1999 617 −10.4%
2008 647 +4.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Germain, dating from the twelfth century.
  • An early nineteenth-century market hall.
  • Traces of a Roman aqueduct.
  • The fifteenth-century château and park.

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