Vailly-sur-Sauldre

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Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Coat of arms of Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Coat of arms
Vailly-sur-Sauldre is located in France
Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Coordinates: 47°27′31″N 2°39′04″E / 47.4586°N 2.6511°E / 47.4586; 2.6511Coordinates: 47°27′31″N 2°39′04″E / 47.4586°N 2.6511°E / 47.4586; 2.6511
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Intercommunality Cœur du Pays Fort
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles-Henri Doucet
Area
 • Land1 18.25 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 818
 • Population2 density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18269 / 18260
Elevation 188–273 m (617–896 ft)
(avg. 198 m or 650 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.

Vailly-sur-Sauldre is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated on the banks of the Sauldre river, about 27 miles (43 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D8 with the D923, D926 and D11 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 704 —    
1968 759 +7.8%
1975 741 −2.4%
1982 856 +15.5%
1990 865 +1.1%
1999 806 −6.8%
2008 818 +1.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The ruins of a fourteenth-century castle.

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