Villegenon

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Villegenon
Villegenon is located in France
Villegenon
Villegenon
Coordinates: 47°25′35″N 2°36′24″E / 47.4264°N 2.6067°E / 47.4264; 2.6067Coordinates: 47°25′35″N 2°36′24″E / 47.4264°N 2.6067°E / 47.4264; 2.6067
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Intercommunality Cœur du Pays Fort
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Rabineau
Area
 • Land1 32.93 km2 (12.71 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 229
 • Population2 density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18284 / 18260
Elevation 194–359 m (636–1,178 ft)
(avg. 297 m or 974 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated about 26 miles (42 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D11, D7, D89 and the D926 roads. The commune is bounded by the banks of the small Ionne river to the north and the Sauldre to the east.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 333 —    
1968 403 +21.0%
1975 327 −18.9%
1982 271 −17.1%
1990 260 −4.1%
1999 245 −5.8%
2008 229 −6.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Georges.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau.

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