Parassy

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Parassy
Coat of arms of Parassy
Coat of arms
Parassy is located in France
Parassy
Parassy
Coordinates: 47°14′02″N 2°32′54″E / 47.2339°N 2.5483°E / 47.2339; 2.5483Coordinates: 47°14′02″N 2°32′54″E / 47.2339°N 2.5483°E / 47.2339; 2.5483
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Les Aix-d'Angillon
Intercommunality Terroirs d’Angillon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Ledoux
Area1 26.02 km2 (10.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 412
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18176 / 18220
Elevation 173–348 m (568–1,142 ft)
(avg. 263 m or 863 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A winegrowing, farming and forestry area comprising a small village and a few hamlets situated some 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D12 with the D33 and the D25 roads. The grapes grown here are used for Ménétou-Salon AOC wine.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 309 —    
1968 346 +12.0%
1975 293 −15.3%
1982 346 +18.1%
1990 458 +32.4%
1999 423 −7.6%
2008 412 −2.6%

Sights[edit]

  • A nineteenth-century chateau.
  • Holy Trinity church, dating from the twelfth century.

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