Veaugues

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Veaugues
A general view of Veaugues
A general view of Veaugues
Veaugues is located in France
Veaugues
Veaugues
Coordinates: 47°15′29″N 2°45′31″E / 47.2581°N 2.7586°E / 47.2581; 2.7586Coordinates: 47°15′29″N 2°45′31″E / 47.2581°N 2.7586°E / 47.2581; 2.7586
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sylvie Barbouche
Area1 27.92 km2 (10.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 653
 • Density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18272 / 18300
Elevation 180–346 m (591–1,135 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of winegrowing, forestry and farming comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated on the banks of the small Planche-Goddard river, about 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D86 with the D49, D59 and D955 roads. The commune is one of 14 that grow grapes for the production of Sancerre AOC wine.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 541 —    
1968 610 +12.8%
1975 631 +3.4%
1982 603 −4.4%
1990 564 −6.5%
1999 610 +8.2%
2008 653 +7.0%

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