Parnay, Cher

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Parnay
Parnay is located in France
Parnay
Parnay
Coordinates: 46°50′58″N 2°34′18″E / 46.8494°N 2.5717°E / 46.8494; 2.5717Coordinates: 46°50′58″N 2°34′18″E / 46.8494°N 2.5717°E / 46.8494; 2.5717
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Dun-sur-Auron
Intercommunality Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Xavier Crépin
Area1 17.28 km2 (6.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 58
 • Density 3.4/km2 (8.7/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18177 / 18130
Elevation 159–181 m (522–594 ft)
(avg. 163 m or 535 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A very small farming and forestry village and one hamlet situated some 21 miles (34 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D10 with the D120 road. The commune is bordered to the east by the river Auron and the canal de Berry.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 76 —    
1968 79 +3.9%
1975 49 −38.0%
1982 30 −38.8%
1990 34 +13.3%
1999 48 +41.2%
2008 58 +20.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Fiacre, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The ruins of a thirteenth-century chateau at Bois-Buart.
  • The ruins of a priory.
  • Two stone crosses, one listed as a historic site.

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