Garigny

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Garigny
The town hall in Garigny
The town hall in Garigny
Garigny is located in France
Garigny
Garigny
Coordinates: 47°05′16″N 2°53′18″E / 47.0878°N 2.8883°E / 47.0878; 2.8883Coordinates: 47°05′16″N 2°53′18″E / 47.0878°N 2.8883°E / 47.0878; 2.8883
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Avord
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Monique Vasicek
Area1 19.66 km2 (7.59 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 240
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18099 /18140
Elevation 171–202 m (561–663 ft)
(avg. 184 m or 604 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, streams and farming comprising a village and a couple of hamlets situated some 20 miles (32 km) east of Bourges, at the junction of the D81 and the D6 roads. The river Vauvise flows east through the northern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 250 —    
1968 307 +22.8%
1975 266 −13.4%
1982 222 −16.5%
1990 245 +10.4%
1999 248 +1.2%
2008 219 −11.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Vestiges of Roman occupation at Vauvrille.
  • The chateau of Doys, the seat of the Marquis de Rolland-Dalon.

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