Gardefort

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Gardefort
Commune
The town hall in Gardefort
The town hall in Gardefort
Coat of arms of Gardefort
Coat of arms
Gardefort is located in France
Gardefort
Gardefort
Coordinates: 47°16′11″N 2°49′48″E / 47.2697°N 2.83°E / 47.2697; 2.83Coordinates: 47°16′11″N 2°49′48″E / 47.2697°N 2.83°E / 47.2697; 2.83
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Intercommunality CC Pays Fort Sancerrois Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–1014) Claude Fontaine
Area1 8.44 km2 (3.26 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 128
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18098 /18300
Elevation 175–236 m (574–774 ft)
(avg. 206 m or 676 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.

Gardefort is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and a hamlet situated some 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D50, D172 and the D10 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 109 —    
1968 132 +21.1%
1975 117 −11.4%
1982 112 −4.3%
1990 128 +14.3%
1999 107 −16.4%
2008 128 +19.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Vestiges of a medieval fortification, the "Vieux Château".
  • Another old château.

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