Charentonnay

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Charentonnay
Charentonnay is located in France
Charentonnay
Charentonnay
Coordinates: 47°08′47″N 2°52′29″E / 47.1464°N 2.8747°E / 47.1464; 2.8747Coordinates: 47°08′47″N 2°52′29″E / 47.1464°N 2.8747°E / 47.1464; 2.8747
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancergues
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Massay
Area
 • Land1 21.85 km2 (8.44 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 326
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18053 / 18140
Elevation 173–227 m (568–745 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village with three hamlets situated some 22 miles (35 km) east of Bourges at the junction of the N151 with the D51, D25 and D72 roads. The commune lies on the pilgrimage route known as the Way of St. James.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 366 —    
1968 381 +4.1%
1975 313 −17.8%
1982 317 +1.3%
1990 329 +3.8%
1999 314 −4.6%
2008 326 +3.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • A fifteenth century chateau.

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