Thénioux

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Thénioux
Town hall
Town hall
Thénioux is located in France
Thénioux
Thénioux
Coordinates: 47°15′26″N 1°55′56″E / 47.2572°N 1.9322°E / 47.2572; 1.9322Coordinates: 47°15′26″N 1°55′56″E / 47.2572°N 1.9322°E / 47.2572; 1.9322
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Vierzon-2
Intercommunality Vierzon Pays des cinq Rivières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Piétu
Area1 18.33 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 314
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18263 / 18100
Elevation 87–158 m (285–518 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Thénioux 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 two hamlets situated on the banks of the Cher River, about 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Vierzon, at the junction of the N976 and the D19 roads. The now disused Canal de Berry passes through the middle of the commune, which is also served by the TER railway.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 504 —    
1968 507 +0.6%
1975 529 +4.3%
1982 584 +10.4%
1990 600 +2.7%
1999 602 +0.3%
2008 614 +2.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The World War II memorial.

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