Argent-sur-Sauldre

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Argent-sur-Sauldre
The church seen from the D940 road
The church seen from the D940 road
Coat of arms of Argent-sur-Sauldre
Coat of arms
Location of Argent-sur-Sauldre
Argent-sur-Sauldre is located in France
Argent-sur-Sauldre
Argent-sur-Sauldre
Argent-sur-Sauldre is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Argent-sur-Sauldre
Argent-sur-Sauldre
Coordinates: 47°33′27″N 2°26′37″E / 47.5575°N 2.4436°E / 47.5575; 2.4436Coordinates: 47°33′27″N 2°26′37″E / 47.5575°N 2.4436°E / 47.5575; 2.4436
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementVierzon
CantonAubigny-sur-Nère
IntercommunalitySauldre et Sologne
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Denis Mardesson
Area
1
67.35 km2 (26.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,169
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18011 /18410
Elevation144–210 m (472–689 ft)
(avg. 176 m or 577 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Argent-sur-Sauldre is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, streams, forestry and farming comprising the village and a couple of hamlets, situated in the valley of the river Sauldre, some 35 miles (56 km) north of Bourges at the junction of the D8, D940, D948 and the D24 roads. The commune is on the border with the département of Loiret.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20062,285—    
20072,255−1.3%
20082,224−1.4%
20092,223−0.0%
20102,209−0.6%
20112,183−1.2%
20122,156−1.2%
20132,130−1.2%
20142,137+0.3%
20152,142+0.2%
20162,122−0.9%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.André, dating from the 13th century.
  • The 15th-century château of Saint-Maur, rebuilt between 1776-1778 by architect Victor Louis.[2]
  • A watermill.
  • A museum at the chateau.

Personalities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Dossier de la Base Mérimée[permanent dead link]

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