Civray, Cher

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Civray
Civray eglise3.JPG
Coat of arms of Civray
Coat of arms
Civray is located in France
Civray
Civray
Coordinates: 46°58′05″N 2°10′30″E / 46.9681°N 2.175°E / 46.9681; 2.175Coordinates: 46°58′05″N 2°10′30″E / 46.9681°N 2.175°E / 46.9681; 2.175
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Chârost
Intercommunality Fercher - Pays florentais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Jeanzac
Area
 • Land1 40.87 km2 (15.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 994
 • Population2 density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18066 / 18290
Elevation 125–162 m (410–531 ft)
(avg. 155 m or 509 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the river Pontet some 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Bourges at the junction of the N151 with the D88, D184 and D84 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 832 —    
1968 893 +7.3%
1975 840 −5.9%
1982 813 −3.2%
1990 1,023 +25.8%
1999 1,004 −1.9%
2008 994 −1.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Traces of an medieval castle.

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