Saint-Denis-de-Palin

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Saint-Denis-de-Palin
Saint-Denis-de-Palin is located in France
Saint-Denis-de-Palin
Saint-Denis-de-Palin
Coordinates: 46°56′26″N 2°32′22″E / 46.9406°N 2.5394°E / 46.9406; 2.5394Coordinates: 46°56′26″N 2°32′22″E / 46.9406°N 2.5394°E / 46.9406; 2.5394
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Dun-sur-Auron
Intercommunality Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Bertaux
Area1
 • Land 30.51 km2 (11.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2
 • Population 335
 • Density 10.980/km2 (28.44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18204 / 18130
Elevation 142–184 m (466–604 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.

Saint-Denis-de-Palin is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, streams and farming comprising the village and several hamlets situated on the banks of the river Auron, about 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Bourges on the D132 road at its junction with the D106 and the D953 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 365 —    
1968 354 −3.0%
1975 314 −11.3%
1982 327 +4.1%
1990 374 +14.4%
1999 339 −9.4%
2008 335 −1.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Denis, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau.
  • A feudal motte.
  • Evidence of Roman occupation.

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