Lazenay

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Lazenay
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Lazenay is located in France
Lazenay
Lazenay
Coordinates: 47°04′19″N 2°03′41″E / 47.0719°N 2.0614°E / 47.0719; 2.0614Coordinates: 47°04′19″N 2°03′41″E / 47.0719°N 2.0614°E / 47.0719; 2.0614
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Lury-sur-Arnon
Intercommunality Vals de Cher et d'Arnon
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Aujard
Area
 • Land1 30.74 km2 (11.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 355
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18124 / 18120
Elevation 107–153 m (351–502 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets, situated at the confluence of the rivers Arnon and Théols, some 12 miles (19 km) south of Vierzon at the junction of the D18, D23, D918 and the D229 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 387 —    
1968 413 +6.7%
1975 337 −18.4%
1982 300 −11.0%
1990 326 +8.7%
1999 354 +8.6%
2008 355 +0.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The château of La Ferté, built in 1659.
  • Two watermills.

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