Saint-Palais, Cher

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Saint-Palais
Saint-Palais is located in France
Saint-Palais
Saint-Palais
Coordinates: 47°14′00″N 2°25′15″E / 47.2333°N 2.4208°E / 47.2333; 2.4208Coordinates: 47°14′00″N 2°25′15″E / 47.2333°N 2.4208°E / 47.2333; 2.4208
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny
Intercommunality Terres Vives
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Ozon
Area
 • Land1 26.12 km2 (10.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 626
 • Population2 density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18229 / 18110
Elevation 164–310 m (538–1,017 ft)
(avg. 230 m or 750 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-Palais 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 a hamlet situated about 10 miles (16 km) north of Bourges, at the junction of the D940 with the D116 and the D170 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 511 —    
1968 536 +4.9%
1975 486 −9.3%
1982 587 +20.8%
1990 602 +2.6%
1999 609 +1.2%
2008 626 +2.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Palais, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The two chateaux, from the 14th and 16th century.

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