Concressault

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Concressault
Coat of arms of Concressault
Coat of arms
Concressault is located in France
Concressault
Concressault
Coordinates: 47°29′24″N 2°34′37″E / 47.49°N 2.5769°E / 47.49; 2.5769Coordinates: 47°29′24″N 2°34′37″E / 47.49°N 2.5769°E / 47.49; 2.5769
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Intercommunality Cœur du Pays Fort
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Legras
Area
 • Land1 7.45 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 227
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18070 / 18260
Elevation 175–272 m (574–892 ft)
(avg. 183 m or 600 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated by the banks of the Sauldre river, some 27 miles (43 km) north of Bourges at the junction of the D8 with the D11 and D21 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 224 —    
1968 261 +16.5%
1975 232 −11.1%
1982 216 −6.9%
1990 236 +9.3%
1999 214 −9.3%
2008 227 +6.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The ruins of a fourteenth-century castle, destroyed by the English during the Hundred Years War.
  • Two old watermills and ancient barns at the Domaine du Moulin au Riche.
  • A museum, the Musée de la Sorcellerie.

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