Contres, Cher

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Contres
Contres is located in France
Contres
Contres
Coordinates: 46°52′08″N 2°29′24″E / 46.8689°N 2.49°E / 46.8689; 2.49Coordinates: 46°52′08″N 2°29′24″E / 46.8689°N 2.49°E / 46.8689; 2.49
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Dun-sur-Auron
Intercommunality Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Bourret
Area1 16.03 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 31
 • Density 1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18071 / 18130
Elevation 160–175 m (525–574 ft)
(avg. 172 m or 564 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.

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

Geography[edit]

One of the smallest communes in all of France, by population, this farming and forestry village is situated some 15 miles (24 km) south of Bourges on the D14 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 51 —    
1968 56 +9.8%
1975 26 −53.6%
1982 21 −19.2%
1990 28 +33.3%
1999 31 +10.7%
2008 31 +0.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The decommissioned church of St. Christophe, dating from the twelfth century.

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