Moulins-sur-Yèvre

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Moulins-sur-Yèvre
Mairie of Moulins-sur-Yèvre
Mairie of Moulins-sur-Yèvre
Moulins-sur-Yèvre is located in France
Moulins-sur-Yèvre
Moulins-sur-Yèvre
Coordinates: 47°05′01″N 2°31′05″E / 47.0836°N 2.5181°E / 47.0836; 2.5181Coordinates: 47°05′01″N 2°31′05″E / 47.0836°N 2.5181°E / 47.0836; 2.5181
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality Terroirs d’Angillon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Berger
Area1 15.33 km2 (5.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 601
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18158 / 18390
Elevation 132–172 m (433–564 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

Moulins-sur-Yèvre 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 Yèvre, some 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D46 with the N151 and the D156 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 407 —    
1968 445 +9.3%
1975 421 −5.4%
1982 369 −12.4%
1990 382 +3.5%
1999 466 +22.0%
2008 601 +29.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Austrégésile, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau of Moulins.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of Maubranches.
  • The chapel of Notre-Dame at Liesse, rebuilt in 1872.

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