Selles-sur-Cher

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Selles-sur-Cher
Château de Selles-sur-Cher
Château de Selles-sur-Cher
Selles-sur-Cher is located in France
Selles-sur-Cher
Selles-sur-Cher
Coordinates: 47°16′35″N 1°33′20″E / 47.2764°N 1.5556°E / 47.2764; 1.5556Coordinates: 47°16′35″N 1°33′20″E / 47.2764°N 1.5556°E / 47.2764; 1.5556
Country France
Region Centre
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Romorantin-Lanthenay
Canton Selles-sur-Cher
Intercommunality Cher-Sologne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joël Graslin
Area
 • Land1 25.74 km2 (9.94 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 4,775
 • Population2 density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 41242 / 41130
Elevation 68–104 m (223–341 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

Selles-sur-Cher is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France.

The name of the commune is known internationally for the goat's cheese, Selles-sur-Cher, that was first made in the village in the 19th century.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of Selles-sur-Cher
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2007
Population 3 884 4 143 4 642 5 018 4 751 4 775 4 633
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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