Saint-Pierre-les-Étieux

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Saint-Pierre-les-Étieux
Eglise Saint-Pierre de Saint-Pierre-les-Etieux (Cher), Clocher et Absides.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Pierre-les-Étieux
Coat of arms
Saint-Pierre-les-Étieux is located in France
Saint-Pierre-les-Étieux
Saint-Pierre-les-Étieux
Coordinates: 46°44′20″N 2°35′40″E / 46.7389°N 2.5944°E / 46.7389; 2.5944Coordinates: 46°44′20″N 2°35′40″E / 46.7389°N 2.5944°E / 46.7389; 2.5944
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Charenton-du-Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bertrand Desnoix
Area
 • Land1 27.34 km2 (10.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 733
 • Population2 density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18231 / 18210
Elevation 161–291 m (528–955 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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-Pierre-les-Étieux 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 small river Marmande and the canal de Berry, about 28 miles (45 km) southeast of Bourges near the junction of the D136 with the D6 and D951 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 784 —    
1968 833 +6.2%
1975 692 −16.9%
1982 636 −8.1%
1990 759 +19.3%
1999 791 +4.2%
2008 733 −7.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A fifteenth-century manorhouse.
  • Two eighteenth-century houses.
  • An old stone cross.
  • A watermill.

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