Levet

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Levet
Coat of arms of Levet
Coat of arms
Levet is located in France
Levet
Levet
Coordinates: 46°55′36″N 2°24′34″E / 46.9267°N 2.4094°E / 46.9267; 2.4094Coordinates: 46°55′36″N 2°24′34″E / 46.9267°N 2.4094°E / 46.9267; 2.4094
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Levet
Intercommunality Les Rampennes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Barot
Area1 25.97 km2 (10.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,335
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18126 / 18340
Elevation 159–181 m (522–594 ft)
(avg. 171 m or 561 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small town and several small hamlets situated by the banks of the Rampenne river, some 11 miles (18 km) south of Bourges, at the junction of the D940, D2144, D28 and the D88 roads. The A71 autoroute passes through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 867 —    
1968 992 +14.4%
1975 1,108 +11.7%
1982 1,266 +14.3%
1990 1,342 +6.0%
1999 1,269 −5.4%
2008 1,335 +5.2%

Sights[edit]

  • A sixteenth-century house.
  • The church, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A modern chateau of Soulangy.

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