Sury-ès-Bois

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Sury-ès-Bois
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Sury-ès-Bois is located in France
Sury-ès-Bois
Sury-ès-Bois
Coordinates: 47°27′55″N 2°42′18″E / 47.4653°N 2.705°E / 47.4653; 2.705Coordinates: 47°27′55″N 2°42′18″E / 47.4653°N 2.705°E / 47.4653; 2.705
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Intercommunality Cœur du Pays Fort
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Rimbault
Area
 • Land1 31.9 km2 (12.3 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 290
 • Population2 density 9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18259 / 18260
Elevation 200–336 m (656–1,102 ft)
(avg. 263 m or 863 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.

Sury-ès-Bois is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A large farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated at the border with the department of Loiret about 32 miles (51 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D13, D926 and the D74 roads. The commune’s territory is the source of several small rivers.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 452 —    
1968 506 +11.9%
1975 423 −16.4%
1982 371 −12.3%
1990 350 −5.7%
1999 315 −10.0%
2008 290 −7.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The manorhouse of l'Asnerie.
  • Traces of the old priory of Saint-Anne.
  • The thirteenth-century chapel of the chateau of Charpignon.

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