Thou, Cher

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Thou
Thou is located in France
Thou
Thou
Coordinates: 47°25′34″N 2°39′42″E / 47.4261°N 2.6617°E / 47.4261; 2.6617Coordinates: 47°25′34″N 2°39′42″E / 47.4261°N 2.6617°E / 47.4261; 2.6617
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Intercommunality Cœur du Pays Fort
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Tabordet
Area1 9.19 km2 (3.55 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 78
 • Density 8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18264 / 18260
Elevation 198–311 m (650–1,020 ft)
(avg. 245 m or 804 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated on the banks of both the Sauldre and Salereine rivers, about 26 miles (42 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D96 with the D923 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 147 —    
1968 157 +6.8%
1975 133 −15.3%
1982 109 −18.0%
1990 74 −32.1%
1999 75 +1.4%
2008 78 +4.0%

Sights[edit]

  • A church dating from the twentieth century.
  • A fifteenth-century house.
  • A watermill.

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