Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre

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Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre
French canton
Country France
Region Blason Centre.svg Centre
Department Blason département fr Cher.svg Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Seat Mehun-sur-Yèvre
Communes 5
Government
 • Representative François Pillet
2004-2010
Area¹
 • Total 133.66 km2 (51.61 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 11,345
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Cantonal code 18 20
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre is a canton situated in the Cher département and in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area in the valley of the river Yèvre, in the southeastern part of the arrondissement of Vierzon, centred on the town of Mehun-sur-Yèvre. The altitude varies from 97m at Foëcy to 162m at Berry-Bouy, with an average altitude of 125m.

Composition[edit]

The Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre comprises 5 communes and a total of 11,345 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Allouis 771 18500 18005
Berry-Bouy 934 18500 18028
Foëcy 2,003 18500 18096
Mehun-sur-Yèvre 7,212 18500 18141
Sainte-Thorette 425 18500 18237

Population[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007 2008
Population 8,537 8,930 10,362 11,175 11,408 11,345 {{{7}}} {{{8}}} {{{9}}}
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Coordinates: 47°9′N 2°13′E / 47.150°N 2.217°E / 47.150; 2.217