Nérondes

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Nérondes
Train station
Train station
Coat of arms of Nérondes
Coat of arms
Nérondes is located in France
Nérondes
Nérondes
Coordinates: 46°59′54″N 2°49′13″E / 46.9983°N 2.8203°E / 46.9983; 2.8203Coordinates: 46°59′54″N 2°49′13″E / 46.9983°N 2.8203°E / 46.9983; 2.8203
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Nérondes
Intercommunality Pays de Nérondes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Laroche
Area
 • Land1 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,486
 • Population2 density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18160 / 18350
Elevation 176–252 m (577–827 ft)
(avg. 189 m or 620 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and streams, forestry and farming comprising a village and several hamlets situated some 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D976 with the D6, D26 and D43 roads. The rivers Vauvise and Airain have their sources in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,111 —    
1968 1,306 +17.6%
1975 1,305 −0.1%
1982 1,343 +2.9%
1990 1,521 +13.3%
1999 1,618 +6.4%
2008 1,486 −8.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Etienne, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A sixteenth-century washhouse.
  • The thirteenth-century chateau of Verrières.
  • Some Gallo-Roman remains.
  • A feudal motte.

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