Charly, Cher

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Charly
Charly - Eglise Notre-Dame -319.jpg
Charly is located in France
Charly
Charly
Coordinates: 46°54′00″N 2°44′59″E / 46.9°N 2.7497°E / 46.9; 2.7497Coordinates: 46°54′00″N 2°44′59″E / 46.9°N 2.7497°E / 46.9; 2.7497
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Nérondes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Pays de Nérondes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Régnault
Area
 • Land1 25.66 km2 (9.91 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 226
 • Population2 density 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18054 / 18350
Elevation 169–256 m (554–840 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a village and a couple of hamlets situated some 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the N76 with the D91 and the D6 roads. Ancient quarries here provided the stone for the cathedral of Bourges.

The river Airain forms most of the commune's northwestern boundary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 329 —    
1968 364 +10.6%
1975 273 −25.0%
1982 272 −0.4%
1990 252 −7.4%
1999 257 +2.0%
2008 226 −12.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Some ancient houses.
  • Remains of a Benedictine abbey.
  • Two watermills

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