Faverdines

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Faverdines
Faverdines is located in France
Faverdines
Faverdines
Coordinates: 46°38′22″N 2°28′37″E / 46.6394°N 2.4769°E / 46.6394; 2.4769Coordinates: 46°38′22″N 2°28′37″E / 46.6394°N 2.4769°E / 46.6394; 2.4769
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saulzais-le-Potier
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Morier
Area1 18.51 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 137
 • Density 7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18093 / 18360
Elevation 172–239 m (564–784 ft)
(avg. 187 m or 614 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming, comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the small river Loubière, some 26 miles (42 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D140 and the D1 roads. The A71 autoroute runs through the eastern part of the commune’s territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 187 —    
1968 203 +8.6%
1975 147 −27.6%
1982 147 +0.0%
1990 139 −5.4%
1999 136 −2.2%
2006 137 +0.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The fourteenth-century church of St. Aignan.
  • The vestiges of a fortified feudal manorhouse at Chaudenay.

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