Précy

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Précy
Précy is located in France
Précy
Précy
Coordinates: 47°06′01″N 2°55′47″E / 47.1003°N 2.9297°E / 47.1003; 2.9297Coordinates: 47°06′01″N 2°55′47″E / 47.1003°N 2.9297°E / 47.1003; 2.9297
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancergues
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joël Vignel
Area1 14.45 km2 (5.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 236
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18184 / 18140
Elevation 168–197 m (551–646 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated some 23 miles (37 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D51, D920, D48 and the D81 roads. The river Vauvise forms all of the commune's northern boundary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 320 —    
1968 372 +16.3%
1975 285 −23.4%
1982 262 −8.1%
1990 301 +14.9%
1999 312 +3.7%
2008 336 +7.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Louis, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A feudal motte at the place known as Château de Faye.
  • A seventeenth-century chateau.
  • A converted watermill.

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