Saulzais-le-Potier

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Saulzais-le-Potier
Coat of arms of Saulzais-le-Potier
Coat of arms
Saulzais-le-Potier is located in France
Saulzais-le-Potier
Saulzais-le-Potier
Coordinates: 46°35′59″N 2°29′48″E / 46.5997°N 2.4967°E / 46.5997; 2.4967Coordinates: 46°35′59″N 2°29′48″E / 46.5997°N 2.4967°E / 46.5997; 2.4967
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saulzais-le-Potier
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Ratel
Area
 • Land1 32.38 km2 (12.50 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 536
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18245 / 18360
Elevation 189–251 m (620–823 ft)
(avg. 227 m or 745 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.

Saulzais-le-Potier is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and streams, farming and forestry comprising a village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the river Loubiere, about 33 miles (53 km) south of Bourges, at the junction of the D64 with the D140 and D67 roads. The A71 autoroute runs through the middle of the commune’s territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 582 —    
1968 621 +6.7%
1975 513 −17.4%
1982 476 −7.2%
1990 473 −0.6%
1999 492 +4.0%
2008 536 +8.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, rebuilt in the nineteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of Mazière.
  • The chateau of Champmatouin.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of La Lande and its park.

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