Bué

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Bué
The cirque of the village of Bué
The cirque of the village of Bué
Bué is located in France
Bué
Bué
Coordinates: 47°18′37″N 2°47′38″E / 47.3103°N 2.7939°E / 47.3103; 2.7939Coordinates: 47°18′37″N 2°47′38″E / 47.3103°N 2.7939°E / 47.3103; 2.7939
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Noelle Picard
Area1 6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 348
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18039 / 18300
Elevation 197–370 m (646–1,214 ft)
(avg. 202 m or 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A winegrowing and farming village situated 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D85 with the D955 and D923 roads. It is one of only a few communes allowed to produce Sancerre wines.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 394 —    
1968 412 +4.6%
1975 386 −6.3%
1982 362 −6.2%
1990 351 −3.0%
1999 340 −3.1%
2008 348 +2.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Radegonde, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A feudal motte.
  • The ruins of an ancient abbey.

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