Lunery

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Lunery
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Lunery is located in France
Lunery
Lunery
Coordinates: 46°56′10″N 2°16′19″E / 46.9361°N 2.2719°E / 46.9361; 2.2719Coordinates: 46°56′10″N 2°16′19″E / 46.9361°N 2.2719°E / 46.9361; 2.2719
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Chârost
Intercommunality Fercher - Pays florentais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Foutiau
Area1 32.87 km2 (12.69 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,469
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18133 / 18400
Elevation 121–173 m (397–568 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming area comprising two villages and several hamlets situated in the valley of the river Cher, some 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Bourges, at the junction of the D103, D88, D35 and the D27 roads. The commune is served by a TER railway link to Bourges.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,266 —    
1968 2,329 +2.8%
1975 2,440 +4.8%
1982 2,021 −17.2%
1990 1,665 −17.6%
1999 1,487 −10.7%
2008 1,469 −1.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Privé, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The chateau at Champroy.
  • The church of St. Albert at Rosières, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The fifteenth-century manorhouse de La Vergne.
  • A watermill, in ruins.

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