Marmagne, Cher

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Marmagne
F-18500-Marmagne-L'église.jpg
Marmagne is located in France
Marmagne
Marmagne
Coordinates: 47°06′08″N 2°17′05″E / 47.1022°N 2.2847°E / 47.1022; 2.2847Coordinates: 47°06′08″N 2°17′05″E / 47.1022°N 2.2847°E / 47.1022; 2.2847
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Saint-Doulchard
Intercommunality Bourges Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Aymar de Germay
Area1 37.66 km2 (14.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,003
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18138 / 18500
Elevation 113–149 m (371–489 ft)
(avg. 138 m or 453 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a large village and several small hamlets situated by the banks of the Yèvre river and the canal de Berry, some 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Bourges at the junction of the D160, D214 and the D107 roads. The A71 autoroute cuts across the middle of the commune’s territory, which is also served by a TER railway.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,319 —    
1968 1,321 +0.2%
1975 1,684 +27.5%
1982 1,774 +5.3%
1990 1,908 +7.6%
1999 1,941 +1.7%
2008 2,003 +3.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Denis, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Several seventeenth-century buildings.
  • The seventeenth-century chateau of Marmagne.
  • The thirteenth-century abbey at Beauvoir.

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