Crézancy-en-Sancerre

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Crézancy-en-Sancerre
Coat of arms of Crézancy-en-Sancerre
Coat of arms
Crézancy-en-Sancerre is located in France
Crézancy-en-Sancerre
Crézancy-en-Sancerre
Coordinates: 47°18′21″N 2°44′41″E / 47.3058°N 2.7447°E / 47.3058; 2.7447Coordinates: 47°18′21″N 2°44′41″E / 47.3058°N 2.7447°E / 47.3058; 2.7447
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Josette Davril
Area1 18.92 km2 (7.31 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 497
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18079 / 18300
Elevation 208–377 m (682–1,237 ft)
(avg. 284 m or 932 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.

Crézancy-en-Sancerre is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and winegrowing village situated some 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D22 with the D86 roads. The commune is one of only a few that grow grapes for Sancerre AOC wines.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 489 —    
1968 562 +14.9%
1975 540 −3.9%
1982 511 −5.4%
1990 510 −0.2%
1999 500 −2.0%
2008 497 −0.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The feudal motte in Chaume woods.
  • Medieval manorhouses at Reugny, Champtin and Vauvredon.
  • A windmill.

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