Brinay, Cher

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Brinay
Brinay is located in France
Brinay
Brinay
Coordinates: 47°10′42″N 2°07′43″E / 47.1783°N 2.1286°E / 47.1783; 2.1286Coordinates: 47°10′42″N 2°07′43″E / 47.1783°N 2.1286°E / 47.1783; 2.1286
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Lury-sur-Arnon
Intercommunality Vals de Cher et d'Arnon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Baucher
Area1 29.48 km2 (11.38 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 503
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18036 / 18120
Elevation 97–137 m (318–449 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry, comprising the village and five hamlets, situated by the banks of the river Cher some 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Vierzon, at the junction of the D30, D18e and the D27 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 300 —    
1968 318 +6.0%
1975 329 +3.5%
1982 452 +37.4%
1990 546 +20.8%
1999 467 −14.5%
2008 503 +7.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Aignan, dating from the eleventh century.

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