Sainte-Thorette

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Sainte-Thorette
Sainte-Thorette is located in France
Sainte-Thorette
Sainte-Thorette
Coordinates: 47°04′56″N 2°11′59″E / 47.0822°N 2.1997°E / 47.0822; 2.1997Coordinates: 47°04′56″N 2°11′59″E / 47.0822°N 2.1997°E / 47.0822; 2.1997
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Mehun-sur-Yèvre
Intercommunality Vals de Cher et d'Arnon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Emmanuel de la Fouchardière
Area
 • Land1 26.54 km2 (10.25 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 483
 • Population2 density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18237 / 18500
Elevation 107–146 m (351–479 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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-Thorette is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A valley area of lakes, woods and farming comprising the village and several hamlets, situated by the river Cher, some 10 miles (16 km) west of Bourges at the junction of the D35, D27 and the D23 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 253 —    
1968 284 +12.3%
1975 276 −2.8%
1982 366 +32.6%
1990 426 +16.4%
1999 425 −0.2%
2008 483 +13.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fourteenth century.

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