Saint-Georges-sur-la-Prée

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Saint-Georges-sur-la-Prée
Saint-Georges-sur-la-Prée is located in France
Saint-Georges-sur-la-Prée
Saint-Georges-sur-la-Prée
Coordinates: 47°13′37″N 1°56′15″E / 47.2269°N 1.9375°E / 47.2269; 1.9375Coordinates: 47°13′37″N 1°56′15″E / 47.2269°N 1.9375°E / 47.2269; 1.9375
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Graçay
Intercommunality Vallées vertes du Cher Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Vincent Faucheux
Area
 • Land1 22.83 km2 (8.81 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 341
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18210 / 18100
Elevation 91–151 m (299–495 ft)
(avg. 122 m or 400 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-la-Prée is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a hamlet situated in the Cher River valley, about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Vierzon at the junction of the D163, D90 and D19 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 398 —    
1968 401 +0.8%
1975 347 −13.5%
1982 367 +5.8%
1990 590 +60.8%
1999 601 +1.9%
2008 641 +6.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Georges, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The château de Rozay, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • A sixteenth-century priory on the foundations of the old abbey of Dèvres.
  • A museum and art gallery.

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