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Chateau of La Brosse
Chateau of La Brosse
Farges-Allichamps is located in France
Coordinates: 46°45′34″N 2°24′04″E / 46.7594°N 2.4011°E / 46.7594; 2.4011Coordinates: 46°45′34″N 2°24′04″E / 46.7594°N 2.4011°E / 46.7594; 2.4011
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saint-Amand-Montrond
Intercommunality Cœur de France
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Edith Michelic
Area1 8.3 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 214
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18091 /18200
Elevation 142–222 m (466–728 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.

Farges-Allichamps is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.


A farming village on the banks of the Cher River 21 miles (34 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D142 and the D92 roads. The A71 autoroute runs through the centre of the commune’s territory. The village is one of six with a claim to be the geographic centre of France.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 272 —    
1968 245 −9.9%
1975 248 +1.2%
1982 204 −17.7%
1990 246 +20.6%
1999 214 −13.0%
2006 214 +0.0%


  • The twelfth-century church of St. Jean.
  • The feudal castle de La Commanderie.
  • The chateau of La Brosse, dating from the thirteenth century.

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