Quincy, Cher

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Quincy
Quincy is located in France
Quincy
Quincy
Coordinates: 47°08′03″N 2°09′28″E / 47.1342°N 2.1578°E / 47.1342; 2.1578Coordinates: 47°08′03″N 2°09′28″E / 47.1342°N 2.1578°E / 47.1342; 2.1578
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Lury-sur-Arnon
Intercommunality Vals de Cher et d'Arnon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Derbez
Area
 • Land1 18.19 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 833
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18190 / 18120
Elevation 103–136 m (338–446 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Quincy is a village located at 10 km of Vierzon and Bourges. Mehun-sur-Yèvre (5000 inhabitants)is a medium-size town located near Quincy. It is famous for it castle, built by King Charles VII. The river Cher cross Quincy.

A valley area of lakes, woods and farming comprising the village and a couple of hamlets, situated by the river Cher, some 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Vierzon at the junction of the D27 and the D20 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 714 —    
1968 727 +1.8%
1975 783 +7.7%
1982 759 −3.1%
1990 812 +7.0%
1999 775 −4.6%
2008 833 +7.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Germain, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau.

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