Châteauneuf-sur-Cher

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Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
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Coat of arms of Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Coat of arms
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher is located in France
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Coordinates: 46°51′30″N 2°19′02″E / 46.8583°N 2.3172°E / 46.8583; 2.3172Coordinates: 46°51′30″N 2°19′02″E / 46.8583°N 2.3172°E / 46.8583; 2.3172
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Intercommunality Rives du Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) William Pelletier
Area1 21.97 km2 (8.48 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,537
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18058 / 18190
Elevation 132–174 m (433–571 ft)
(avg. 149 m or 489 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.

Châteauneuf-sur-Cher is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry comprising a large village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the river Cher, some 16 miles (26 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D940 with the D73, D35 and the D14 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,701 —    
1968 1,783 +4.8%
1975 1,722 −3.4%
1982 1,657 −3.8%
1990 1,645 −0.7%
1999 1,614 −1.9%
2008 1,537 −4.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The nineteenth-century church of Notre-Dame.
  • A thirteenth-century castle.
  • The twelfth-century church at the hamlet of Marigny.
  • The winegrowers’ stone cabin at Marigny.

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