Torteron

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Coordinates: 47°01′24″N 2°58′01″E / 47.0233°N 2.9669°E / 47.0233; 2.9669Coordinates: 47°01′24″N 2°58′01″E / 47.0233°N 2.9669°E / 47.0233; 2.9669
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Mechin
Area
 • Land1 13.53 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 809
 • Population2 density 60/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18265 / 244713
Elevation 167–208 m (548–682 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets situated on the banks of both the canal de Berry and the river Aubois, about 21 miles (34 km) east of Bourges at the junction of the D50 with the D26 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 778 —    
1968 869 +11.7%
1975 871 +0.2%
1982 826 −5.2%
1990 793 −4.0%
1999 738 −6.9%
2008 809 +9.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre and St. Paul, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Some Roman remains.
  • The fifteenth-century manorhouse at Milly.
  • The seventeenth-century manorhouse at Bertin.

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