Osmery

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Osmery
Osmery - Eglise Saint-Julien -304.jpg
Osmery is located in France
Osmery
Osmery
Coordinates: 46°56′08″N 2°39′21″E / 46.9356°N 2.6558°E / 46.9356; 2.6558Coordinates: 46°56′08″N 2°39′21″E / 46.9356°N 2.6558°E / 46.9356; 2.6558
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Dun-sur-Auron
Intercommunality Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick de Brunier
Area
 • Land1 21.27 km2 (8.21 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 266
 • Population2 density 13/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18173 / 18130
Elevation 161–199 m (528–653 ft)
(avg. 169 m or 554 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a village and several hamlets situated some 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Bourges, near the junction of the D10 with the D2076 and D166 roads. The village lies on the right bank of the Airain, which flows west-northwest through the southern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 435 —    
1968 419 −3.7%
1975 371 −11.5%
1982 309 −16.7%
1990 276 −10.7%
1999 254 −8.0%
2008 266 +4.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Julien, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of Défens.
  • A seventeenth-century chapel.

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