Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux

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Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux
Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux is located in France
Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux
Saint-Georges-de-Poisieux
Coordinates: 46°41′14″N 2°28′46″E / 46.6872°N 2.4794°E / 46.6872; 2.4794Coordinates: 46°41′14″N 2°28′46″E / 46.6872°N 2.4794°E / 46.6872; 2.4794
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saulzais-le-Potier
Intercommunality Communauté de communes "des Terres du Grand Meaulnes"
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Fourre
Area
 • Land1 15.61 km2 (6.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 395
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18209 / 18200
Elevation 152–218 m (499–715 ft)
(avg. 223 m or 732 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-Georges-de-Poisieux is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising two villages and a couple of hamlets situated in the valley of the river Cher, about 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Bourges on the D143 road at its junction with the D64 and the D951 roads. The A71 autoroute passes through the northern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 275 —    
1968 308 +12.0%
1975 292 −5.2%
1982 302 +3.4%
1990 373 +23.5%
1999 357 −4.3%
2008 395 +10.6%

Sights[edit]

  • Two churches, of St. Paul and St. Georges, both dating from the twelfth century.
  • The sixteenth-century chzteau of Poisieux.

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