Touchay

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Touchay
Touchay is located in France
Touchay
Touchay
Coordinates: 46°42′47″N 2°12′45″E / 46.7131°N 2.2125°E / 46.7131; 2.2125Coordinates: 46°42′47″N 2°12′45″E / 46.7131°N 2.2125°E / 46.7131; 2.2125
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Lignières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marylin Brossat
Area
 • Land1 23.41 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 287
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18266 / 18160
Elevation 161–246 m (528–807 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated on the banks of the river Arnon, about 23 miles (37 km) southwest of Bourges on the D69 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 322 —    
1968 342 +6.2%
1975 286 −16.4%
1982 298 +4.2%
1990 286 −4.0%
1999 297 +3.8%
2008 287 −3.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The fifteenth-century manorhouse de l’Asnerie.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of l'Isle-sur-Arnon.

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