Laverdines

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Laverdines
Laverdines is located in France
Laverdines
Laverdines
Coordinates: 47°01′53″N 2°47′56″E / 47.0314°N 2.7989°E / 47.0314; 2.7989Coordinates: 47°01′53″N 2°47′56″E / 47.0314°N 2.7989°E / 47.0314; 2.7989
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Noyers-sur-Jabron
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Gindre
Area
 • Land1 9.89 km2 (3.82 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 52
 • Population2 density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18123 / 18800
Elevation 177–221 m (581–725 ft)
(avg. 215 m or 705 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A tiny farming village, one of the smallest in France by population, situated some 16 miles (26 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D43 and the D72 roads. The river Vauvise flows north through the eastern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 93 —    
1968 102 +9.7%
1975 58 −43.1%
1982 58 +0.0%
1990 47 −19.0%
1999 43 −8.5%
2008 52 +20.9%

Sights[edit]

  • A nineteenth-century chapel.
  • The church of St. Sylvain, dating from the twelfth century.

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