Charly, Cher

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The church of Our Lady, in Charly
The church of Our Lady, in Charly
Charly is located in France
Coordinates: 46°54′00″N 2°44′59″E / 46.9°N 2.7497°E / 46.9; 2.7497Coordinates: 46°54′00″N 2°44′59″E / 46.9°N 2.7497°E / 46.9; 2.7497
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton La Guerche-sur-l'Aubois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Pays de Nérondes
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Régnault
Area1 25.66 km2 (9.91 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 226
 • Density 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18054 /18350
Elevation 169–256 m (554–840 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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.

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


A farming area comprising a village and a couple of hamlets situated some 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the N76 with the D91 and the D6 roads. Ancient quarries here provided the stone for the cathedral of Bourges.

The river Airain forms most of the commune's northwestern boundary.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 329 —    
1968 364 +10.6%
1975 273 −25.0%
1982 272 −0.4%
1990 252 −7.4%
1999 257 +2.0%
2008 226 −12.1%


  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Some ancient houses.
  • Remains of a Benedictine abbey.
  • Two watermills

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