Cornusse

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Cornusse
Cornusse is located in France
Cornusse
Cornusse
Coordinates: 46°57′19″N 2°43′54″E / 46.9553°N 2.7317°E / 46.9553; 2.7317Coordinates: 46°57′19″N 2°43′54″E / 46.9553°N 2.7317°E / 46.9553; 2.7317
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Nérondes
Intercommunality Pays de Nérondes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Edith Raquin
Area1 19.61 km2 (7.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 279
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18072 / 18350
Elevation 172–228 m (564–748 ft)
(avg. 208 m or 682 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and two hamlets situated some 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D15 and D102 roads. The river Airain forms all of the commune's eastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 383 —    
1968 390 +1.8%
1975 340 −12.8%
1982 355 +4.4%
1990 283 −20.3%
1999 291 +2.8%
2008 279 −4.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A museum.
  • The chateau, dating from the fifteenth century, now a medical institute.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

Françoise Gicquiaud Cornusse, un château, un village, dans l'histoire du Berry. The « Villa de Cornossa », The « Seigneurie de Cornusse » 404 pages, 85 illustrations. ISBN 2-9513414-3-1

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