Saint-Just, Cher

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Saint-Just
Coat of arms of Saint-Just
Coat of arms
Saint-Just is located in France
Saint-Just
Saint-Just
Coordinates: 46°59′38″N 2°30′34″E / 46.9939°N 2.5094°E / 46.9939; 2.5094Coordinates: 46°59′38″N 2°30′34″E / 46.9939°N 2.5094°E / 46.9939; 2.5094
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Levet
Intercommunality Bourges Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Joffroy
Area1 15.12 km2 (5.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 591
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18218 / 18340
Elevation 141–179 m (463–587 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-Just is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the canal de Berry and the Auron river, about 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D2076 with the D46e and on the D106 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 510 —    
1968 522 +2.4%
1975 534 +2.3%
1982 558 +4.5%
1990 589 +5.6%
1999 558 −5.3%
2008 591 +5.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Just, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau de Boisvert, built in the seventeenth century.
  • The fourteenth-century castle of Chambon.
  • The remains of a Roman aqueduct.

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