Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre

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Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre
French canton
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Blason département fr Cher.svg Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Seat Mehun-sur-Yèvre
Communes 15
 • Total 352.60 km2 (136.14 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 19,238
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Cantonal code 18 11
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

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


A farming area in the valley of the river Yèvre, in the southeastern part of the arrondissement of Vierzon, centred on the town of Mehun-sur-Yèvre. The altitude varies from 97m at Foëcy to 162m at Berry-Bouy, with an average altitude of 125m.


At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 5 to 15 communes:[1]


Historical population of Canton of Mehun-sur-Yèvre
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 8,537 8,930 10,362 11,175 11,408 11,345
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°9′N 2°13′E / 47.150°N 2.217°E / 47.150; 2.217