Genouilly, Cher

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Genouilly
Genouilly is located in France
Genouilly
Genouilly
Coordinates: 47°11′31″N 1°53′10″E / 47.1919°N 1.8861°E / 47.1919; 1.8861Coordinates: 47°11′31″N 1°53′10″E / 47.1919°N 1.8861°E / 47.1919; 1.8861
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Graçay
Intercommunality Vallées vertes du Cher Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Legendre
Area1 34.66 km2 (13.38 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 719
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18100 / 18310
Elevation 99–176 m (325–577 ft)
(avg. 153 m or 502 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Genouilly is a farming area comprising a village and several hamlets situated some 10 miles (16 km) west of Vierzon at the junction of the D108, D19 and D164 roads. The commune borders the departments of Loir-et-Cher and Indre. Three small rivers have their source here: the Prée, the Molène and the Perry.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 623 —    
1968 722 +15.9%
1975 705 −2.4%
1982 721 +2.3%
1990 562 −22.1%
1999 755 +34.3%
2008 719 −4.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Symphorien, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau of Maisonfort, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A feudal motte known as "le Marron".
  • An old priory at Grandmont-Fontblanche.

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