Saint-Germain-des-Bois, Cher

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Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Saint-Germain-des-Bois is located in France
Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Coordinates: 46°54′50″N 2°26′39″E / 46.9139°N 2.4442°E / 46.9139; 2.4442Coordinates: 46°54′50″N 2°26′39″E / 46.9139°N 2.4442°E / 46.9139; 2.4442
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Dun-sur-Auron
Intercommunality Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Villaudy
Area
 • Land1 29 km2 (11 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 576
 • Population2 density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18212 / 18340
Elevation 162–184 m (531–604 ft)
(avg. 163 m or 535 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-Germain-des-Bois is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated about 13 miles (21 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D28 and the D132 roads. The A71 autoroute passes through the northwestern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 473 —    
1968 515 +8.9%
1975 545 +5.8%
1982 557 +2.2%
1990 594 +6.6%
1999 547 −7.9%
2008 576 +5.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Germain, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Traces of a Roman road.
  • Two neolithic menhirs.

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