Canton of Sancergues

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Canton of Sancergues
French canton
Country France
Region Blason Centre-Val de Loire.svg Centre
Department Blason département fr Cher.svg Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Seat Sancergues
Communes 18
Government
 • Representative Serge Berthelot
2008-2014
Area¹
 • Total 352.84 km2 (136.23 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 7,340
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Cantonal code 18 24
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Sancergues 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 18 communes, which joined the new canton of Avord in 2015.[1]

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry in the valley of the river Loire, in the eastern part of the arrondissement of Bourges centred on the town of Sancergues. The altitude varies from 147m at Herry to 269m at Chaumoux-Marcilly, with an average altitude of 182m.

Composition[edit]

The Canton of Sancergues comprised 18 communes and a total of 7,340 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Argenvières 435 18140 18012
Beffes 672 18320 18025
La Chapelle-Montlinard 494 18140 18049
Charentonnay 314 18140 18053
Chaumoux-Marcilly 101 18140 18061
Couy 334 18140 18077
Étréchy 419 18800 18090
Garigny 248 18140 18099
Groises 138 18140 18104
Herry 1016 18140 18110
Jussy-le-Chaudrier 526 18140 18120
Lugny-Champagne 166 18140 18132
Marseilles-lès-Aubigny 691 18320 18139
Précy 312 18140 18184
Saint-Léger-le-Petit 352 18140 18220
Saint-Martin-des-Champs 331 18140 18224
Sancergues 718 18140 18240
Sévry 73 18140 18251

Population[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Sancergues
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 8,143 8,834 8,172 7,702 7,492 7,340
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′22″N 2°55′3″E / 47.15611°N 2.91750°E / 47.15611; 2.91750