Farges-en-Septaine

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Farges-en-Septaine
Farges-en-Septaine is located in France
Farges-en-Septaine
Farges-en-Septaine
Coordinates: 47°04′27″N 2°39′02″E / 47.0742°N 2.6506°E / 47.0742; 2.6506Coordinates: 47°04′27″N 2°39′02″E / 47.0742°N 2.6506°E / 47.0742; 2.6506
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality La Septaine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Gougnot
Area1 24.48 km2 (9.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 959
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18092 / 18800
Elevation 144–181 m (472–594 ft)
(avg. 181 m or 594 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-en-Septaine is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets bordered by the banks of both the Villabon and Yèvre rivers, some 19 miles (31 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D98, D66 and the D36 roads. Much of the infrastructure of Avord Air Base is contained within the southern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 600 —    
1968 635 +5.8%
1975 543 −14.5%
1982 566 +4.2%
1990 691 +22.1%
1999 737 +6.7%
2008 959 +30.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The seventeenth-century chateau of Bois-Bouzon.

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