Saint-Georges-sur-Moulon

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Saint-Georges-sur-Moulon
Saint-Georges-sur-Moulon is located in France
Saint-Georges-sur-Moulon
Saint-Georges-sur-Moulon
Coordinates: 47°11′28″N 2°25′24″E / 47.1911°N 2.4233°E / 47.1911; 2.4233Coordinates: 47°11′28″N 2°25′24″E / 47.1911°N 2.4233°E / 47.1911; 2.4233
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny
Intercommunality Terres Vives
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Bardin
Area1 9.43 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 734
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18211 / 18110
Elevation 142–212 m (466–696 ft)
(avg. 162 m or 531 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-sur-Moulon 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 two hamlets situated on the banks of the river Moulon about 9 miles (14 km) north of Bourges, at the junction of the D940 with the D131 and the D56 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 315 —    
1968 362 +14.9%
1975 414 +14.4%
1982 524 +26.6%
1990 645 +23.1%
1999 667 +3.4%
2008 734 +10.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The chateau des Granges, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • A menhir known as the "Pierre à la Femme".
  • Traces of a Roman aqueduct.
  • A watermill, the Moulin Neuf.

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