Couargues

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Couargues
Couargues is located in France
Couargues
Couargues
Coordinates: 47°16′41″N 2°55′47″E / 47.2781°N 2.9297°E / 47.2781; 2.9297Coordinates: 47°16′41″N 2°55′47″E / 47.2781°N 2.9297°E / 47.2781; 2.9297
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Rat
Area1 11.62 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 210
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18074 / 18300
Elevation 141–155 m (463–509 ft)
(avg. 178 m or 584 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising five hamlets situated between the banks of the Loire River and the canal parallel to the Loire, some 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Bourges at the junction of the D59 with the D206 and D259 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 199 —    
1968 238 +19.6%
1975 224 −5.9%
1982 211 −5.8%
1990 207 −1.9%
1999 228 +10.1%
2008 210 −7.9%

Sights[edit]

The presbytery

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