Crosses, Cher

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Crosses
Crosses is located in France
Crosses
Crosses
Coordinates: 47°00′41″N 2°34′57″E / 47.0114°N 2.5825°E / 47.0114; 2.5825Coordinates: 47°00′41″N 2°34′57″E / 47.0114°N 2.5825°E / 47.0114; 2.5825
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality La Septaine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Audebert
Area
 • Land1 26.49 km2 (10.23 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 317
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18081 / 18340
Elevation 142–179 m (466–587 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 28 miles (45 km) north of Bourges at the junction of the D15 with the D71 and D66 roads. The river Airain flows north through the middle of the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 292 —    
1968 279 −4.5%
1975 240 −14.0%
1982 247 +2.9%
1990 299 +21.1%
1999 304 +1.7%
2008 317 +4.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau of Sonpize.

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