Assigny, Cher

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Chateau of La Vallée
Chateau of La Vallée
Assigny is located in France
Coordinates: 47°25′42″N 2°45′20″E / 47.4283°N 2.7556°E / 47.4283; 2.7556Coordinates: 47°25′42″N 2°45′20″E / 47.4283°N 2.7556°E / 47.4283; 2.7556
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Vailly-sur-Sauldre
Intercommunality Cœur du Pays Fort
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Guillot
Area1 17.05 km2 (6.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 154
 • Density 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18014 / 18260
Elevation 213–357 m (699–1,171 ft)
(avg. 362 m or 1,188 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.

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


An upland farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 28 miles (45 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D47 with the D223 and the D57 roads. The commune is home to one of the highest points of the department and is the source of several streams and small rivers.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 256 —    
1968 294 +14.8%
1975 228 −22.4%
1982 207 −9.2%
1990 172 −16.9%
1999 167 −2.9%
2008 154 −7.8%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Saturnin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The château de La Vallée, dating from the sixteenth century.

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