Grossouvre

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Grossouvre
Coat of arms of Grossouvre
Coat of arms
Grossouvre is located in France
Grossouvre
Grossouvre
Coordinates: 46°52′46″N 2°56′17″E / 46.8794°N 2.9381°E / 46.8794; 2.9381Coordinates: 46°52′46″N 2°56′17″E / 46.8794°N 2.9381°E / 46.8794; 2.9381
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Sancoins
Intercommunality Trois Provinces
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Monseau
Area
 • Land1 15.75 km2 (6.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 296
 • Population2 density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18106 / 18600
Elevation 182–230 m (597–755 ft)
(avg. 206 m or 676 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A village of farming, forestry and a little light industry situated by the banks of both the Aubois river and the canal de Berry some 23 miles (37 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D76, D78 and the D920 roads.

Sights[edit]

  • The nineteenth-century church of St. Pierre.
  • The chateau, built over a castle dating from the twelfth century.

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