Sainte-Montaine

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Sainte-Montaine
Sainte-Montaine église Sainte-Montaine 2.jpg
Sainte-Montaine is located in France
Sainte-Montaine
Sainte-Montaine
Coordinates: 47°29′28″N 2°19′15″E / 47.4911°N 2.3208°E / 47.4911; 2.3208Coordinates: 47°29′28″N 2°19′15″E / 47.4911°N 2.3208°E / 47.4911; 2.3208
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Aubigny-sur-Nère
Intercommunality Sauldre et Sologne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier Debarre
Area
 • Land1 53.79 km2 (20.77 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 212
 • Population2 density 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18227 / 18700
Elevation 133–183 m (436–600 ft)
(avg. 167 m or 548 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.

Sainte-Montaine is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of streams, lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small village and two hamlets situated some 28 miles (45 km) north of Bourges at the junction of the D79, D180 and D13 roads. The small river Boute-Vive rises in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 216 —    
1968 253 +17.1%
1975 226 −10.7%
1982 233 +3.1%
1990 206 −11.6%
1999 170 −17.5%
2008 212 +24.7%

Personalities[edit]

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The feudal motte.
  • The chapel of Belle Fontaine.

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