Le Pondy

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Le Pondy
Le Pondy is located in France
Le Pondy
Le Pondy
Coordinates: 46°48′18″N 2°39′01″E / 46.805°N 2.6503°E / 46.805; 2.6503Coordinates: 46°48′18″N 2°39′01″E / 46.805°N 2.6503°E / 46.805; 2.6503
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Charenton-du-Cher
Intercommunality Berry charentonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Etienne
Area1 6.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 122
 • Density 18/km2 (48/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18183 / 18210
Elevation 165–190 m (541–623 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small village and two hamlets situated by the banks of the river Arnon, some 21 miles (34 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D953 and the D6 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 115 —    
1968 172 +49.6%
1975 129 −25.0%
1982 127 −1.6%
1990 124 −2.4%
1999 140 +12.9%
2008 122 −12.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The fifteenth-century chateau.
  • An eighteenth-century stone cross.

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