Sancergues

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Sancergues
Coat of arms of Sancergues
Coat of arms
Sancergues is located in France
Sancergues
Sancergues
Coordinates: 47°09′22″N 2°55′03″E / 47.1561°N 2.9175°E / 47.1561; 2.9175Coordinates: 47°09′22″N 2°55′03″E / 47.1561°N 2.9175°E / 47.1561; 2.9175
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancergues
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Charache
Area
 • Land1 15.53 km2 (6.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 701
 • Population2 density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18240 / 18140
Elevation 158–222 m (518–728 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.

Sancergues is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a very small town and several hamlets situated about 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the N151 with the D72, D6 and the D44 roads. The commune is on the ancient pilgrimage route known as St. James' Way and lies on the left bank of the Vauvise, which forms most of the commune's eastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 858 —    
1968 863 +0.6%
1975 942 +9.2%
1982 865 −8.2%
1990 807 −6.7%
1999 718 −11.0%
2008 701 −2.4%

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