Brinon-sur-Sauldre

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Brinon-sur-Sauldre
Brinon-sur-Sauldre is located in France
Brinon-sur-Sauldre
Brinon-sur-Sauldre
Coordinates: 47°33′56″N 2°15′21″E / 47.5656°N 2.2558°E / 47.5656; 2.2558Coordinates: 47°33′56″N 2°15′21″E / 47.5656°N 2.2558°E / 47.5656; 2.2558
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Argent-sur-Sauldre
Intercommunality Sauldre et Sologne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Girard
Area1 116.3 km2 (44.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,044
 • Density 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18037 / 18410
Elevation 118–162 m (387–531 ft)
(avg. 138 m or 453 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.

Brinon-sur-Sauldre is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A village of lakes, forestry and farming situated in the valley of the river Sauldre, some 31 miles (50 km) north of Bourges at the junction of the D234, D77 and the D923 roads. The commune has the Beuvron river forming its northern border with the department of Loir-et-Cher.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,224 —    
1968 1,332 +8.8%
1975 1,293 −2.9%
1982 1,249 −3.4%
1990 1,107 −11.4%
1999 1,089 −1.6%
2008 1,044 −4.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Barthélemy, dating from the eleventh century.
  • Traces of a thirteenth-century castle at Launay.

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