Chavannes, Cher

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Chavannes
Chavannes is located in France
Chavannes
Chavannes
Coordinates: 46°51′14″N 2°22′35″E / 46.8539°N 2.3764°E / 46.8539; 2.3764Coordinates: 46°51′14″N 2°22′35″E / 46.8539°N 2.3764°E / 46.8539; 2.3764
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Intercommunality Portes du Boischaut
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Renaudat
Area
 • Land1 24.06 km2 (9.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 162
 • Population2 density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18063 / 18190
Elevation 155–179 m (509–587 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and a couple of hamlets situated in the valley of the Cher River, some 16 miles (26 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D14 with the D3, D2144 and the D37 roads. The A71 autoroute passes through the eastern part of the commune’s territory

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 83 —    
1968 106 +27.7%
1975 97 −8.5%
1982 141 +45.4%
1990 160 +13.5%
1999 164 +2.5%
2008 162 −1.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Anne, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A sixteenth-century manorhouse.
  • Traces of a feudal castle.

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