Chassy, Cher

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Chassy
Moulin de Villiers (Chassy, Cher, Centre, France).jpg
Chassy is located in France
Chassy
Chassy
Coordinates: 47°02′33″N 2°50′13″E / 47.0425°N 2.8369°E / 47.0425; 2.8369Coordinates: 47°02′33″N 2°50′13″E / 47.0425°N 2.8369°E / 47.0425; 2.8369
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality Pays de Nérondes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Devoucoux
Area
 • Land1 17.76 km2 (6.86 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 257
 • Population2 density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18056 / 18800
Elevation 175–252 m (574–827 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village with one hamlet situated some 19 miles (31 km) east of Bourges at the junction of the D12 with the D6 and D6e roads. The river Vauvise forms most of the commune's southern border before entering the territory of the neighbouring commune of Laverdines, then flows back north through the northwestern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 266 —    
1968 316 +18.8%
1975 278 −12.0%
1982 231 −16.9%
1990 203 −12.1%
1999 229 +12.8%
2008 257 +12.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau de Villiers, with a windmill.
  • A seventeenth-century stone cross.

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