|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Elizabeth Barbier|
|Area1||21.88 km2 (8.45 sq mi)|
|• Density||69/km2 (180/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||18127 / 18160|
|Elevation||153–202 m (502–663 ft)
(avg. 178 m or 584 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.
An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a village and two hamlets situated by the banks of the river Arnon, some 24 miles (39 km) southwest of Bourges, at the junction of the D925, D940 and the D65 roads. The commune borders the department of Indre.
- The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
- The chateau, originally a feudal castle, rebuilt in the seventeenth century.
- The chateau du Plessis.
- A manorhouse.
- A watermill.
- The sixteenth-century market hall.
- Singer Florent Marchet was born here on 21 June 1975.
- Claimant to the Spanish throne, Prince Sixtus Henry of Bourbon-Parma lives in the chateau.
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