Marçais

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Marçais
Marçais is located in France
Marçais
Marçais
Coordinates: 46°41′52″N 2°22′16″E / 46.6978°N 2.3711°E / 46.6978; 2.3711Coordinates: 46°41′52″N 2°22′16″E / 46.6978°N 2.3711°E / 46.6978; 2.3711
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saint-Amand-Montrond
Intercommunality Cœur de France
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michelle Rivet
Area1 29.03 km2 (11.21 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 307
 • Density 11/km2 (27/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18136 / 18170
Elevation 177–241 m (581–791 ft)
(avg. 202 m or 663 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the river Arnon some 28 miles (45 km) south of Bourges, at the junction of the D70, D112 and the D38 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 437 —    
1968 484 +10.8%
1975 424 −12.4%
1982 372 −12.3%
1990 371 −0.3%
1999 324 −12.7%
2008 307 −5.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Maurice, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of la Mothe.

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