Vornay

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Vornay
Coat of arms of Vornay
Coat of arms
Vornay is located in France
Vornay
Vornay
Coordinates: 46°58′27″N 2°35′03″E / 46.9742°N 2.5842°E / 46.9742; 2.5842Coordinates: 46°58′27″N 2°35′03″E / 46.9742°N 2.5842°E / 46.9742; 2.5842
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality La Septaine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier DuBois
Area1 26.35 km2 (10.17 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 529
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18289 / 18130
Elevation 150–183 m (492–600 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated about 13 miles (21 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D119 with the D66 and D166 roads. The village lies in the northern part of the commune, on the right bank of the Airain, which flows northwest through the commune, where it is joined by the river Craon.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 409 —    
1968 403 −1.5%
1975 355 −11.9%
1982 341 −3.9%
1990 469 +37.5%
1999 446 −4.9%
2008 529 +18.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Germain, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Some Roman ruins (a villa and an aqueduct).
  • The chateau, dating from the twelfth century.

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