Saligny-le-Vif

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Saligny-le-Vif
Saligny-le-Vif is located in France
Saligny-le-Vif
Saligny-le-Vif
Coordinates: 47°02′47″N 2°46′02″E / 47.0464°N 2.7672°E / 47.0464; 2.7672Coordinates: 47°02′47″N 2°46′02″E / 47.0464°N 2.7672°E / 47.0464; 2.7672
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality Champagne balgycienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Weingarten
Area
 • Land1 15.29 km2 (5.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 160
 • Population2 density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18239 / 18800
Elevation 174–227 m (571–745 ft)
(avg. 224 m or 735 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.

Saligny-le-Vif is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and a few hamlets situated in the valley of the river Yèvre, about 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D42, D103 and the D72 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 243 —    
1968 243 +0.0%
1975 178 −26.7%
1982 151 −15.2%
1990 143 −5.3%
1999 157 +9.8%
2008 160 +1.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A feudal motte.

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