Vinon

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Vinon
Coat of arms of Vinon
Coat of arms
Vinon is located in France
Vinon
Vinon
Coordinates: 47°17′10″N 2°49′37″E / 47.2861°N 2.8269°E / 47.2861; 2.8269Coordinates: 47°17′10″N 2°49′37″E / 47.2861°N 2.8269°E / 47.2861; 2.8269
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Hainguerlot
Area
 • Land1 18.01 km2 (6.95 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 265
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18287 / 18300
Elevation 158–326 m (518–1,070 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of winegrowing and farming comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the Planche-Godard river, about 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D10 with the D85 and D59 roads. One of fourteen communes whose grapes go to produce Sancerre AOC wine.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 283 —    
1968 269 −4.9%
1975 260 −3.3%
1982 271 +4.2%
1990 313 +15.5%
1999 280 −10.5%
2008 265 −5.4%

Sights[edit]

  • A church, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau of Vaufreland.
  • A medieval washhouse.

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