Nohant-en-Graçay

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Nohant-en-Graçay
Nohant en gracay clocher.jpg
Nohant-en-Graçay is located in France
Nohant-en-Graçay
Nohant-en-Graçay
Coordinates: 47°08′15″N 1°53′41″E / 47.1375°N 1.8947°E / 47.1375; 1.8947Coordinates: 47°08′15″N 1°53′41″E / 47.1375°N 1.8947°E / 47.1375; 1.8947
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Graçay
Intercommunality Vallées vertes du Cher Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Perrochon
Area
 • Land1 23.78 km2 (9.18 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 317
 • Population2 density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18167 / 18310
Elevation 112–167 m (367–548 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.

Nohant-en-Graçay is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and two hamlets situated some 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Vierzon at the junction of the D68, D163 and D164 roads. The A20 runs through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 369 —    
1968 398 +7.9%
1975 370 −7.0%
1982 318 −14.1%
1990 296 −6.9%
1999 306 +3.4%
2008 317 +3.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The house of Zulma Carraud, writer and friend of Balzac, next to the church.

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