Villabon

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Villabon
Coat of arms of Villabon
Coat of arms
Villabon is located in France
Villabon
Villabon
Coordinates: 47°05′51″N 2°40′32″E / 47.0975°N 2.6756°E / 47.0975; 2.6756Coordinates: 47°05′51″N 2°40′32″E / 47.0975°N 2.6756°E / 47.0975; 2.6756
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality Champagne balgycienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Frérard
Area
 • Land1 18.28 km2 (7.06 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 554
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18282 / 18800
Elevation 163–220 m (535–722 ft)
(avg. 212 m or 696 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village and a hamlet situated on the banks of the small Villabon river about 12 miles (19 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D12, D36 and the D235 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 435 —    
1968 480 +10.3%
1975 405 −15.6%
1982 462 +14.1%
1990 521 +12.8%
1999 463 −11.1%
2008 554 +19.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A watermill.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau of Savoye.

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