Mareuil-sur-Arnon

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Mareuil-sur-Arnon
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Mareuil-sur-Arnon is located in France
Mareuil-sur-Arnon
Mareuil-sur-Arnon
Coordinates: 46°52′55″N 2°09′36″E / 46.8819°N 2.16°E / 46.8819; 2.16Coordinates: 46°52′55″N 2°09′36″E / 46.8819°N 2.16°E / 46.8819; 2.16
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Chârost
Intercommunality Pays d’Issoudun
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Pineau
Area1 25.89 km2 (10.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,579
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18137 / 18290
Elevation 132–172 m (433–564 ft)
(avg. 155 m or 509 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.

Mareuil-sur-Arnon is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the river Arnon, some 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Bourges, at the junction of the D18, D14 and the D87 roads. The commune shares its north-western border with the departement of Indre.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 869 —    
1968 822 −5.4%
1975 715 −13.0%
1982 659 −7.8%
1990 611 −7.3%
1999 591 −3.3%
2008 579 −2.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, rebuilt in the nineteenth century.
  • A watermill.
  • The ruined towers of a feudal castle.

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