Villeneuve-sur-Cher

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Villeneuve-sur-Cher
Cher River
Cher River
Villeneuve-sur-Cher is located in France
Villeneuve-sur-Cher
Villeneuve-sur-Cher
Coordinates: 47°01′47″N 2°13′27″E / 47.0297°N 2.2242°E / 47.0297; 2.2242Coordinates: 47°01′47″N 2°13′27″E / 47.0297°N 2.2242°E / 47.0297; 2.2242
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Chârost
Intercommunality Fercher - Pays florentais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Ledys
Area
 • Land1 26.13 km2 (10.09 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 422
 • Population2 density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18285 / 18400
Elevation 113–159 m (371–522 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.

Villeneuve-sur-Cher 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 on the banks of the river Cher, about 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D16 with the D35 and D27 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 372 —    
1968 358 −3.8%
1975 321 −10.3%
1982 371 +15.6%
1990 425 +14.6%
1999 469 +10.4%
2008 422 −10.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century fortified house.
  • The seventeenth-century manorhouse at Galifart.
  • The medieval Beau tower.

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