Contres, Cher

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Contres
Location of Contres
Contres is located in France
Contres
Contres
Contres is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Contres
Contres
Coordinates: 46°52′08″N 2°29′24″E / 46.8689°N 2.49°E / 46.8689; 2.49Coordinates: 46°52′08″N 2°29′24″E / 46.8689°N 2.49°E / 46.8689; 2.49
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonDun-sur-Auron
IntercommunalityCC Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Bourret
Area
1
16.03 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
33
 • Density2.1/km2 (5.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18071 /18130
Elevation160–175 m (525–574 ft)
(avg. 172 m or 564 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Contres is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

One of the smallest communes in all of France, by population, this farming and forestry village is situated some 15 miles (24 km) south of Bourges on the D14 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196251—    
196856+9.8%
197526−53.6%
198221−19.2%
199028+33.3%
199931+10.7%
200831+0.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The decommissioned church of St. Christophe, dating from the twelfth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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