Sens-Beaujeu

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Sens-Beaujeu
Sens-Beaujeu is located in France
Sens-Beaujeu
Sens-Beaujeu
Coordinates: 47°19′39″N 2°42′32″E / 47.3275°N 2.7089°E / 47.3275; 2.7089Coordinates: 47°19′39″N 2°42′32″E / 47.3275°N 2.7089°E / 47.3275; 2.7089
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Granjon
Area1 21.54 km2 (8.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 435
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18249 / 18300
Elevation 223–392 m (732–1,286 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

Sens-Beaujeu is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of farming comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated in the Sauldre river valley about 21 miles (34 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D7 with the D74 and the D196 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 431 —    
1968 511 +18.6%
1975 444 −13.1%
1982 430 −3.2%
1990 398 −7.4%
1999 377 −5.3%
2008 435 +15.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Caprais, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Two feudal mottes.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau of Beaujeu, now a hotel.
  • Two watermills.

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