Feux

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For the book with the original title Feux, see Fires (book).
Feux
The town hall in Feux
The town hall in Feux
Feux is located in France
Feux
Feux
Coordinates: 47°13′52″N 2°51′31″E / 47.2311°N 2.8586°E / 47.2311; 2.8586Coordinates: 47°13′52″N 2°51′31″E / 47.2311°N 2.8586°E / 47.2311; 2.8586
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jack Defaix
Area1 27.46 km2 (10.60 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 345
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18094 / 18300
Elevation 152–215 m (499–705 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the Benelle river, some 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D50, D52 and the D210 roads. The river Vauvise and its tributary, the Chantereine, form the eastern border of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 338 —    
1968 394 +16.6%
1975 367 −6.9%
1982 375 +2.2%
1990 393 +4.8%
1999 349 −11.2%
2008 345 −1.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Anne, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The fifteenth-century presbytery.
  • A feudal motte at the Champ de l'Etang.
  • Vestiges of a medieval castle, now incorporated in a farm, at Marnay.

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