Corquoy

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Corquoy
The church of Saint-Martin, in Corquoy
The church of Saint-Martin, in Corquoy
Corquoy is located in France
Corquoy
Corquoy
Coordinates: 46°53′54″N 2°17′34″E / 46.8983°N 2.2928°E / 46.8983; 2.2928Coordinates: 46°53′54″N 2°17′34″E / 46.8983°N 2.2928°E / 46.8983; 2.2928
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Intercommunality Rives du Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Terrier
Area1 22.62 km2 (8.73 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 238
 • Density 11/km2 (27/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18073 / 18190
Elevation 128–174 m (420–571 ft)
(avg. 137 m or 449 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry comprising a village and two hamlets situated in the Cher River valley some 15 miles (24 km) south of Bourges on the D35 and the D27 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 228 —    
1968 250 +9.6%
1975 222 −11.2%
1982 216 −2.7%
1990 236 +9.3%
1999 207 −12.3%
2008 238 +15.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The twelfth-century church of St. Martin.
  • The thirteenth-century chapel of the old priory of Grandmont.

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