Bannay, Cher

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Bannay
Railway bridge
Railway bridge
Coat of arms of Bannay
Coat of arms
Bannay is located in France
Bannay
Bannay
Coordinates: 47°23′12″N 2°52′52″E / 47.3867°N 2.8811°E / 47.3867; 2.8811Coordinates: 47°23′12″N 2°52′52″E / 47.3867°N 2.8811°E / 47.3867; 2.8811
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Paye
Area1 25.03 km2 (9.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 771
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18020 / 18300
Elevation 139–260 m (456–853 ft)
(avg. 148 m or 486 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.

Bannay 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 several hamlets situated by the banks of the river Loire, some 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D86 with the D955 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 655 —    
1968 673 +2.7%
1975 737 +9.5%
1982 785 +6.5%
1990 766 −2.4%
1999 771 +0.7%
2008 771 +0.0%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Julien, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • Vestiges of a Roman bathhouse.
  • Three watermills, at Deza, Granger and Fricambaut.
  • An eighteenth-century château, with a park designed by Le Nôtre.

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