Colombiers, Cher

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Colombiers
Chateau of La Salle
Chateau of La Salle
Colombiers is located in France
Colombiers
Colombiers
Coordinates: 46°42′06″N 2°32′27″E / 46.7017°N 2.5408°E / 46.7017; 2.5408Coordinates: 46°42′06″N 2°32′27″E / 46.7017°N 2.5408°E / 46.7017; 2.5408
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saint-Amand-Montrond
Intercommunality Cœur de France
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Bone
Area1 9.51 km2 (3.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 397
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18069 / 18200
Elevation 153–210 m (502–689 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A village of farming and forestry situated in the Cher River valley some 31 miles (50 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D101 with the D2144 and the D141 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 255 —    
1968 258 +1.2%
1975 227 −12.0%
1982 260 +14.5%
1990 320 +23.1%
1999 356 +11.3%
2008 397 +11.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The thirteenth-century church of St. Martin.
  • The fifteenth-century castle, the chateau of La Salle
  • A watermill, le moulin du Bas.
  • A seventeenth-century stone cross.

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