Vasselay

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Vasselay
Coat of arms of Vasselay
Coat of arms
Vasselay is located in France
Vasselay
Vasselay
Coordinates: 47°09′31″N 2°23′21″E / 47.1586°N 2.3892°E / 47.1586; 2.3892Coordinates: 47°09′31″N 2°23′21″E / 47.1586°N 2.3892°E / 47.1586; 2.3892
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny
Intercommunality Terres Vives
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Louis
Area1 20.21 km2 (7.80 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,156
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18271 / 18110
Elevation 135–218 m (443–715 ft)
(avg. 182 m or 597 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated immediately north of Bourges on the D58 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 585 —    
1968 645 +10.3%
1975 647 +0.3%
1982 735 +13.6%
1990 1,020 +38.8%
1999 1,095 +7.4%
2008 1,156 +5.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The chateau of Puyvallée, dating from the eighteenth century.

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