Morogues

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Morogues
Morogues is located in France
Morogues
Morogues
Coordinates: 47°14′30″N 2°35′55″E / 47.2417°N 2.5986°E / 47.2417; 2.5986Coordinates: 47°14′30″N 2°35′55″E / 47.2417°N 2.5986°E / 47.2417; 2.5986
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Les Aix-d'Angillon
Intercommunality Hautes Terres en Haut Berry
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Clavier
Area
 • Land1 30.53 km2 (11.79 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 465
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18156 / 18220
Elevation 200–427 m (656–1,401 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry, vineyards and farming, comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated some 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D185 with the D59 and D212 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 422 —    
1968 492 +16.6%
1975 397 −19.3%
1982 376 −5.3%
1990 456 +21.3%
1999 424 −7.0%
2008 465 +9.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Symphorien, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of Maupas.
  • A watermill, the “Moulin Quenouille”.

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