Jouet-sur-l'Aubois

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Jouet-sur-l’Aubois
Jouet-sur-l’Aubois is located in France
Jouet-sur-l’Aubois
Jouet-sur-l’Aubois
Coordinates: 47°02′46″N 2°59′21″E / 47.0461°N 2.9892°E / 47.0461; 2.9892Coordinates: 47°02′46″N 2°59′21″E / 47.0461°N 2.9892°E / 47.0461; 2.9892
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois
Intercommunality Portes du Berry entre Loire et Val d'Aubois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Laurent
Area
 • Land1 17.33 km2 (6.69 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,506
 • Population2 density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18118 / 18320
Elevation 160–207 m (525–679 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

Jouet-sur-l’Aubois 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 a few hamlets situated by the banks of the rivers Aubois, Loire and the Loire lateral canal, some 22 miles (35 km) east of Bourges at the junction of the D12, D26 and the D920 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,458 —    
1968 1,551 +6.4%
1975 1,616 +4.2%
1982 1,488 −7.9%
1990 1,395 −6.2%
1999 1,341 −3.9%
2008 1,506 +12.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Germain, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The remains of a 12th-century chapel.
  • A medieval motte.
  • Some Gallo-Roman remains.
  • An old disused factory and forge.

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