Primelles

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Primelles
Primelles eglise.JPG
Primelles is located in France
Primelles
Primelles
Coordinates: 46°55′45″N 2°12′50″E / 46.9292°N 2.2139°E / 46.9292; 2.2139Coordinates: 46°55′45″N 2°12′50″E / 46.9292°N 2.2139°E / 46.9292; 2.2139
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Chârost
Intercommunality Fercher - Pays florentais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Bonnet
Area
 • Land1 26.57 km2 (10.26 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 256
 • Population2 density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18188 / 18400
Elevation 133–173 m (436–568 ft)
(avg. 151 m or 495 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising two villages and a couple of hamlets, situated on the banks of the river Pontet, some 17 miles (27 km) southwest of Bourges, at the junction of the D99 and the D87 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 309 —    
1968 336 +8.7%
1975 302 −10.1%
1982 264 −12.6%
1990 247 −6.4%
1999 261 +5.7%
2008 256 −1.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Laurent, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Two feudal mottes.

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