Groises

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Groises
Groises is located in France
Groises
Groises
Coordinates: 47°12′36″N 2°48′38″E / 47.21°N 2.8106°E / 47.21; 2.8106Coordinates: 47°12′36″N 2°48′38″E / 47.21°N 2.8106°E / 47.21; 2.8106
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancergues
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Garrault
Area
 • Land1 17.63 km2 (6.81 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 141
 • Population2 density 8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18104 / 18140
Elevation 167–208 m (548–682 ft)
(avg. 183 m or 600 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and a couple of hamlets situated by the banks of the river Chantraine, some 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D10, D44 and the D51 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 204 —    
1968 237 +16.2%
1975 225 −5.1%
1982 197 −12.4%
1990 155 −21.3%
1999 138 −11.0%
2008 141 +2.2%

Sights[edit]

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

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