Vernais

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Vernais
Vernais is located in France
Vernais
Vernais
Coordinates: 46°45′59″N 2°42′53″E / 46.7664°N 2.7147°E / 46.7664; 2.7147Coordinates: 46°45′59″N 2°42′53″E / 46.7664°N 2.7147°E / 46.7664; 2.7147
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Charenton-du-Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Charles Adolph
Area
 • Land1 25.84 km2 (9.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 213
 • Population2 density 8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18276 / 18210
Elevation 170–222 m (558–728 ft)
(avg. 189 m or 620 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village and a hamlet situated on the banks of the canal de Berry, about 22 miles (35 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D76 and the D175 road. The Auron River forms part of the commune’s northern boundary and the Marmande a small part of its southern boundary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 287 —    
1968 294 +2.4%
1975 296 +0.7%
1982 280 −5.4%
1990 255 −8.9%
1999 232 −9.0%
2008 213 −8.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.

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