Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignières

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Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignières
The Château of Plaix
The Château of Plaix
Coat of arms of Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignières
Coat of arms
Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignières is located in France
Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignières
Saint-Hilaire-en-Lignières
Coordinates: 46°43′37″N 2°10′27″E / 46.7269°N 2.1742°E / 46.7269; 2.1742Coordinates: 46°43′37″N 2°10′27″E / 46.7269°N 2.1742°E / 46.7269; 2.1742
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Lignières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Detaret
Area1 53.78 km2 (20.76 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 511
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18216 / 18160
Elevation 159–268 m (522–879 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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-Hilaire-en-Lignières is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A very large farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated on the banks of the river Arnon, some 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Bourges at the junction of the D940 with the D65 and also on the D26 road. The commune shares its southwestern borders with the department of Indre.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 703 —    
1968 785 +11.7%
1975 650 −17.2%
1982 572 −12.0%
1990 534 −6.6%
1999 523 −2.1%
2008 511 −2.3%

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