Massay

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Massay
Coat of arms of Massay
Coat of arms
Massay is located in France
Massay
Massay
Coordinates: 47°09′17″N 1°59′36″E / 47.1547°N 1.9933°E / 47.1547; 1.9933Coordinates: 47°09′17″N 1°59′36″E / 47.1547°N 1.9933°E / 47.1547; 1.9933
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Vierzon-2
Intercommunality Vals de Cher et d'Arnon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Lévêque
Area
 • Land1 47.94 km2 (18.51 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,418
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18140 / 18120
Elevation 99–164 m (325–538 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry, comprising the village and several hamlets, the commune is situated by the banks of the river Garreau some 8 miles (13 km) south of Vierzon, at the junction of the A20 and the D75 roads.

Transport[edit]

From Monday to Saturday there are a few buses to and from Vierzon.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,258 —    
1968 1,324 +5.2%
1975 1,251 −5.5%
1982 1,339 +7.0%
1990 1,354 +1.1%
1999 1,335 −1.4%
2008 1,418 +6.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Paxent, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The thirteenth-century abbey buildings (Salle capitulaire).
  • The twelfth-century chapel of Saint-Loup.

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