Les Aix-d'Angillon

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Les Aix-d'Angillon
Collegiate Church of St-Germain and another building, in Les Aix-d'Angillon
Collegiate Church of St-Germain and another building, in Les Aix-d'Angillon
Coat of arms of Les Aix-d'Angillon
Coat of arms
Les Aix-d'Angillon is located in France
Les Aix-d'Angillon
Les Aix-d'Angillon
Coordinates: 47°11′56″N 2°34′21″E / 47.1989°N 2.5725°E / 47.1989; 2.5725Coordinates: 47°11′56″N 2°34′21″E / 47.1989°N 2.5725°E / 47.1989; 2.5725
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Les Aix-d'Angillon
Intercommunality Terroirs d'Angillon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Leloup
Area1 14.68 km2 (5.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,923
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18003 / 18220
Elevation 163–211 m (535–692 ft)
(avg. 82 m or 269 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.

Les Aix-d’Angillon is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming town, with a little associated light industry, situated some 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D955, D25, D12 and the D46 roads. The small rivers Colin and Quatier flow southward through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,118 —    
1968 1,246 +11.4%
1975 1,945 +56.1%
1982 2,146 +10.3%
1990 2,160 +0.7%
1999 2,006 −7.1%
2008 1,923 −4.1%

Sights[edit]

  • A sixteenth century hospice.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of St.Germain de Valentigny.
  • Traces of the feudal castle.

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