Saint-Priest-la-Marche

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Saint-Priest-la-Marche
Saint-Priest-la-Marche is located in France
Saint-Priest-la-Marche
Saint-Priest-la-Marche
Coordinates: 46°27′00″N 2°10′38″E / 46.45°N 2.1772°E / 46.45; 2.1772Coordinates: 46°27′00″N 2°10′38″E / 46.45°N 2.1772°E / 46.45; 2.1772
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteaumeillant
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Giraud
Area1 20.33 km2 (7.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 236
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18232 / 18370
Elevation 339–500 m (1,112–1,640 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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-Priest-la-Marche 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 Indre River, about 48 miles (77 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D203 with the D3e road. It is the southernmost commune of the department and borders the departments of Indre and Creuse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 380 —    
1968 425 +11.8%
1975 345 −18.8%
1982 282 −18.3%
1990 228 −19.1%
1999 243 +6.6%
2008 236 −2.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Priest, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The chateau of La Courcelle with its park and lake.
  • A watermill.

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