Canton of Chârost

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Canton of Chârost
French canton
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Blason département fr Cher.svg Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Seat Chârost
Communes 13
Area¹
 • Total 304.89 km2 (117.72 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 14,168
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Cantonal code 18 07
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Chârost is a canton situated in the Cher département and in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and forestry area in the valley of the Arnon, in the western part of the arrondissement of Bourges and centred on the town of Chârost. The altitude varies from 113m at Poisieux to 173m at Lunery, with an average altitude of 149m.

Composition[edit]

The Canton of Chârost comprises the following 13 communes[1] and a total of 14,168 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Chârost 1069 18290 18055
Civray 1004 18290 18066
Lunery 1536 18400 18133
Mareuil-sur-Arnon 591 18290 18137
Morthomiers 589 18570 18157
Plou 436 18290 18181
Poisieux 158 18290 18182
Primelles 261 18400 18188
Saint-Ambroix 374 18290 18198
Saint-Florent-sur-Cher 6900 18400 18207
Saugy 69 18290 18244
Le Subdray 712 18570 18255
Villeneuve-sur-Cher 469 18400 18285

Population[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Chârost
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 12,710 14,064 14,117 14,771 14,577 14,168
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: 46°59′37″N 2°7′1″E / 46.99361°N 2.11694°E / 46.99361; 2.11694