Saint-Michel-de-Volangis

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Saint-Michel-de-Volangis
Saint-Michel-de-Volangis is located in France
Saint-Michel-de-Volangis
Saint-Michel-de-Volangis
Coordinates: 47°08′55″N 2°29′21″E / 47.1486°N 2.4892°E / 47.1486; 2.4892Coordinates: 47°08′55″N 2°29′21″E / 47.1486°N 2.4892°E / 47.1486; 2.4892
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Les Aix-d'Angillon
Intercommunality Bourges Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Godard
Area
 • Land1 17.42 km2 (6.73 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 453
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18226 / 18390
Elevation 137–172 m (449–564 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-Michel-de-Volangis 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 by the banks of the Langis river, some 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D955 with the D33 and the D186 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 216 —    
1968 176 −18.5%
1975 169 −4.0%
1982 261 +54.4%
1990 334 +28.0%
1999 331 −0.9%
2008 453 +36.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Michel, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau of Turly, built in the fifteenth century.

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