Baugy, Cher

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Baugy
The church in Baugy
The church in Baugy
Coat of arms of Baugy
Coat of arms
Baugy is located in France
Baugy
Baugy
Coordinates: 47°04′56″N 2°43′42″E / 47.0822°N 2.7283°E / 47.0822; 2.7283Coordinates: 47°04′56″N 2°43′42″E / 47.0822°N 2.7283°E / 47.0822; 2.7283
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality Champagne balgycienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Guillemin
Area1 22.6 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,321
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18023 / 18800
Elevation 157–202 m (515–663 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village with a little light industry situated in the upper valley of the river Yèvre, some 13 miles (21 km) east of Bourges at the junction of the D10, D12, D43 and the D71 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,103 —    
1968 1,116 +1.2%
1975 1,106 −0.9%
1982 1,144 +3.4%
1990 1,159 +1.3%
1999 1,146 −1.1%
2008 1,321 +15.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Vestiges of Roman occupation.
  • Ruins of a ninth-century castle.
  • A feudal motte at Montifaut.

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