Couy

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Couy
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Coat of arms of Couy
Coat of arms
Couy is located in France
Couy
Couy
Coordinates: 47°07′05″N 2°49′35″E / 47.1181°N 2.8264°E / 47.1181; 2.8264Coordinates: 47°07′05″N 2°49′35″E / 47.1181°N 2.8264°E / 47.1181; 2.8264
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancergues
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Bret
Area
 • Land1 18.36 km2 (7.09 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 374
 • Population2 density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18077 / 18140
Elevation 171–219 m (561–719 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and one hamlet situated some 19 miles (31 km) east of Bourges at the junction of the D53 and the D72 roads. The river Vauvise flows northeastward through the eastern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 383 —    
1968 417 +8.9%
1975 371 −11.0%
1982 305 −17.8%
1990 308 +1.0%
1999 334 +8.4%
2008 374 +12.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century manorhouse at Creu.

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