Saint-Ambroix, Cher

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Saint-Ambroix
Saint Ambroix eglise2.JPG
Saint-Ambroix is located in France
Saint-Ambroix
Saint-Ambroix
Coordinates: 46°55′57″N 2°07′16″E / 46.9325°N 2.1211°E / 46.9325; 2.1211Coordinates: 46°55′57″N 2°07′16″E / 46.9325°N 2.1211°E / 46.9325; 2.1211
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Chârost
Intercommunality Pays d’Issoudun
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Deve
Area
 • Land1 31.22 km2 (12.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 395
 • Population2 density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18198 / 18290
Elevation 125–166 m (410–545 ft)
(avg. 155 m or 509 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.

Saint-Ambroix is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and two hamlets situated by the banks of the river Arnon, some 17 miles (27 km) southwest of Bourges, at the junction of the D18, D84 and the D99e roads. The commune borders the department of Indre.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 468 —    
1968 496 +6.0%
1975 409 −17.5%
1982 406 −0.7%
1990 386 −4.9%
1999 374 −3.1%
2008 395 +5.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A fifteenth-century manorhouse.
  • Considerable Roman remains: a graveyard and artefacts.
  • The remains of the priory of Semur.

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