Gron, Cher

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Gron
Farmhouse
Farmhouse
Gron is located in France
Gron
Gron
Coordinates: 47°07′20″N 2°44′31″E / 47.1222°N 2.7419°E / 47.1222; 2.7419Coordinates: 47°07′20″N 2°44′31″E / 47.1222°N 2.7419°E / 47.1222; 2.7419
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality Champagne balgycienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pascal Orlowski
Area1 26.22 km2 (10.12 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 455
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18105 / 18800
Elevation 167–263 m (548–863 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.

Gron 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 Yèvre river, some 14 miles (23 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D10, D93 and the N151 roads. The commune lies on the pilgrimage route known as St. James' Way.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 389 —    
1968 483 +24.2%
1975 365 −24.4%
1982 302 −17.3%
1990 341 +12.9%
1999 426 +24.9%
2008 455 +6.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Etienne, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau du Coupoy.
  • A mill.

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