Canton of Argent-sur-Sauldre

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Canton of Argent-sur-Sauldre
French canton
Country France
Region Blason Centre-Val de Loire.svg Centre
Department Blason département fr Cher.svg Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Seat Argent-sur-Sauldre
Communes 4
Government
 • Representative Thierry de Montbel
2004-2010
Area¹
 • Total 298.11 km2 (115.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 5,228
 • Density 18/km2 (45/sq mi)
Cantonal code 18 02
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Argent-sur-Sauldre is a former canton situated in the Cher département and in the Centre region of France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 4 communes, which joined the canton of Aubigny-sur-Nère in 2015.[1]

Composition[edit]

The Canton of Argent-sur-Sauldre comprised 4 communes and a total of 5,228 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Argent-sur-Sauldre 2502 18410 18011
Blancafort 995 18410 18030
Brinon-sur-Sauldre 1089 18410 18037
Clémont 642 18410 18067

Population[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Argent-sur-Sauldre
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 5,330 5,623 5,631 5,606 5,254 5,228
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Coordinates: 47°33′27″N 2°26′37″E / 47.55750°N 2.44361°E / 47.55750; 2.44361