Bou

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Bou
Church of Saint George
Church of Saint George
Bou is located in France
Bou
Bou
Coordinates: 47°52′27″N 2°02′54″E / 47.8742°N 2.0483°E / 47.8742; 2.0483Coordinates: 47°52′27″N 2°02′54″E / 47.8742°N 2.0483°E / 47.8742; 2.0483
Country France
Region Centre
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Chécy
Intercommunality Orléans Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nicole Wojcik
Area
 • Land1 6.29 km2 (2.43 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 895
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 45043 / 45430
Elevation 97–102 m (318–335 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.

Bou is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France. The village is situated in the greater Orléans area, in a meander of the river Loire, 14km east of Orléans and 9km west of the town of Jargeau. Bou is separated by fields from the villages of Mardié and Chécy, which lie to the north. The village of Bou was traditionally an agricultural area, producing cereal crops and vegetables and a local wine known as Gris-meunier. The inhabitants of Bou are known as Boumiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 689 —    
1800 586 −14.9%
1806 617 +5.3%
1821 675 +9.4%
1831 674 −0.1%
1836 665 −1.3%
1841 630 −5.3%
1846 617 −2.1%
1851 571 −7.5%
1856 581 +1.8%
1861 512 −11.9%
1866 517 +1.0%
1872 523 +1.2%
1876 516 −1.3%
1881 531 +2.9%
1886 535 +0.8%
1891 505 −5.6%
1896 503 −0.4%
1901 506 +0.6%
1906 505 −0.2%
1911 502 −0.6%
1921 434 −13.5%
1926 452 +4.1%
1931 446 −1.3%
1936 455 +2.0%
1946 431 −5.3%
1954 428 −0.7%
1962 415 −3.0%
1968 499 +20.2%
1975 567 +13.6%
1982 580 +2.3%
1990 705 +21.6%
1999 845 +19.9%
2006 911 +7.8%
2009 895 −1.8%

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