Genouilly, Cher

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Genouilly
Location of Genouilly
Genouilly is located in France
Genouilly
Genouilly
Genouilly is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Genouilly
Genouilly
Coordinates: 47°11′31″N 1°53′10″E / 47.1919°N 1.8861°E / 47.1919; 1.8861Coordinates: 47°11′31″N 1°53′10″E / 47.1919°N 1.8861°E / 47.1919; 1.8861
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementVierzon
CantonVierzon-2
IntercommunalityCC Vierzon-Sologne-Berry
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Legendre
Area
1
34.66 km2 (13.38 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
719
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18100 /18310
Elevation99–176 m (325–577 ft)
(avg. 153 m or 502 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Genouilly is a farming area comprising a village and several hamlets situated some 10 miles (16 km) west of Vierzon at the junction of the D108, D19 and D164 roads. The commune borders the departments of Loir-et-Cher and Indre. Three small rivers have their source here: the Prée, the Molène and the Perry.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962623—    
1968722+15.9%
1975705−2.4%
1982721+2.3%
1990562−22.1%
1999755+34.3%
2008719−4.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Symphorien, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau of Maisonfort, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A feudal motte known as "le Marron".
  • An old priory at Grandmont-Fontblanche.

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