Sidiailles

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Sidiailles
Ruins of the abbey
Ruins of the abbey
Sidiailles is located in France
Sidiailles
Sidiailles
Coordinates: 46°30′29″N 2°19′11″E / 46.5081°N 2.3197°E / 46.5081; 2.3197Coordinates: 46°30′29″N 2°19′11″E / 46.5081°N 2.3197°E / 46.5081; 2.3197
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteaumeillant
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sylvie Deriaud
Area1 31.96 km2 (12.34 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 304
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18252 / 18270
Elevation 233–366 m (764–1,201 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry comprising the village and several hamlets situated at the confluence of the rivers Arnon and Joyeuse, about 13 miles (21 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D997 with the D111 and D237 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 561 —    
1968 584 +4.1%
1975 563 −3.6%
1982 487 −13.5%
1990 375 −23.0%
1999 331 −11.7%
2008 304 −8.2%

Sights[edit]

The lake at Sidiailles
  • The ruins of a twelfth-century abbey.
  • The church of St. Pierre and St. Paul, dating from the twelfth century, with a bell cast in 1235.
  • A large reservoir.

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