Osmoy, Cher

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Osmoy
National Police Orphanage built in 1921
National Police Orphanage built in 1921
Osmoy is located in France
Osmoy
Osmoy
Coordinates: 47°04′27″N 2°31′25″E / 47.0742°N 2.5236°E / 47.0742; 2.5236Coordinates: 47°04′27″N 2°31′25″E / 47.0742°N 2.5236°E / 47.0742; 2.5236
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality La Septaine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Jacquemin
Area
 • Land1 22.63 km2 (8.74 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 174
 • Population2 density 7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18174 / 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and a few hamlets situated by the banks of the river Yèvre, some 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D46 with the D179 and the D976 roads. It is home to the national police orphanage.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 220 —    
1968 264 +20.0%
1975 228 −13.6%
1982 210 −7.9%
1990 265 +26.2%
1999 288 +8.7%
2008 174 −39.6%

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