Givardon

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Givardon
Givardon is located in France
Givardon
Givardon
Coordinates: 46°50′27″N 2°49′04″E / 46.8408°N 2.8178°E / 46.8408; 2.8178Coordinates: 46°50′27″N 2°49′04″E / 46.8408°N 2.8178°E / 46.8408; 2.8178
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Sancoins
Intercommunality Trois Provinces
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Apied
Area
 • Land1 21.9 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 320
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18102 / 18600
Elevation 184–268 m (604–879 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the small Sagonin river some 22 miles (35 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D76 and the D34 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 393 —    
1968 434 +10.4%
1975 364 −16.1%
1982 342 −6.0%
1990 316 −7.6%
1999 291 −7.9%
2008 330 +13.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre.
  • The chateau of Alarde, dating from the fifteenth century.

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