La Perche

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La Perche
La Perche is located in France
La Perche
La Perche
Coordinates: 46°38′44″N 2°34′28″E / 46.6456°N 2.5744°E / 46.6456; 2.5744Coordinates: 46°38′44″N 2°34′28″E / 46.6456°N 2.5744°E / 46.6456; 2.5744
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saulzais-le-Potier
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Rossi
Area
 • Land1 10.45 km2 (4.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 254
 • Population2 density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18178 / 18200
Elevation 158–221 m (518–725 ft)
(avg. 167 m or 548 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a village and a few hamlets situated on the western bank of the river Cher, some 32 miles (51 km) south of Bourges, at the junction of the D62 and the D118 roads. The commune borders on the department of Allier.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 273 —    
1968 328 +20.1%
1975 281 −14.3%
1982 232 −17.4%
1990 247 +6.5%
1999 245 −0.8%
2008 254 +3.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Jean, dating from the thirteenth century.

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