Saint-Jeanvrin

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Saint-Jeanvrin
The church of Saint-Georges, in Saint-Jeanvrin
The church of Saint-Georges, in Saint-Jeanvrin
Saint-Jeanvrin is located in France
Saint-Jeanvrin
Saint-Jeanvrin
Coordinates: 46°35′47″N 2°14′05″E / 46.5964°N 2.2347°E / 46.5964; 2.2347Coordinates: 46°35′47″N 2°14′05″E / 46.5964°N 2.2347°E / 46.5964; 2.2347
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteaumeillant
Intercommunality Châteaumeillant
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Brahiti
Area1 17.53 km2 (6.77 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 160
 • Density 9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18217 / 18370
Elevation 204–267 m (669–876 ft)
(avg. 261 m or 856 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-Jeanvrin 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 several hamlets situated some 32 miles (51 km) south of Bourges near the junction of the D3 with the D128 road. The commune shares its western border with the department of Indre.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 242 —    
1968 256 +5.8%
1975 210 −18.0%
1982 178 −15.2%
1990 171 −3.9%
1999 150 −12.3%
2008 160 +6.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Georges, dating from the twelfth century (Historic monument).
  • The ruins of a fifteenth-century chateau.
  • The Michel Langlois museum.

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