Humbligny

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Humbligny
Humbligny is located in France
Humbligny
Humbligny
Coordinates: 47°15′17″N 2°39′45″E / 47.2547°N 2.6625°E / 47.2547; 2.6625Coordinates: 47°15′17″N 2°39′45″E / 47.2547°N 2.6625°E / 47.2547; 2.6625
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Henrichemont
Intercommunality Hautes Terres en Haut Berry
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jeannine Maurice
Area
 • Land1 20.86 km2 (8.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 180
 • Population2 density 8.6/km2 (22/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18111 / 18250
Elevation 227–428 m (745–1,404 ft)
(avg. 434 m or 1,424 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated some 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D955 and the D44 roads. The village is the highest point in the northern part of the department and the source of two rivers, the Sauldre and Colin.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 233 —    
1968 268 +15.0%
1975 239 −10.8%
1982 221 −7.5%
1990 189 −14.5%
1999 180 −4.8%
2008 180 +0.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Houses dating from the 15th and 16th centuries.
  • A feudal motte.

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