Graçay

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Graçay
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Graçay
Coat of arms
Location of Graçay
Graçay is located in France
Graçay
Graçay
Graçay is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Graçay
Graçay
Coordinates: 47°08′37″N 1°50′51″E / 47.1436°N 1.8475°E / 47.1436; 1.8475Coordinates: 47°08′37″N 1°50′51″E / 47.1436°N 1.8475°E / 47.1436; 1.8475
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementVierzon
CantonVierzon-2
IntercommunalityCC Vierzon-Sologne-Berry
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Charles
Area
1
31.82 km2 (12.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,447
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18103 /18310
Elevation97–164 m (318–538 ft)
(avg. 111 m or 364 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

It is a farming area comprising the small town and several hamlets, on the right bank of the Fouzon river, situated some 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Vierzon at the junction of the D68, D19, D83 and D922 roads. Junction 9 of the A20 autoroute lies within the territory of the commune

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,889—    
19682,043+8.2%
19752,019−1.2%
19821,844−8.7%
19901,559−15.5%
19991,562+0.2%
20081,557−0.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A dolmen known as the “Pierre Levée" or "Grosse Pierre" .
  • Remains of medieval ramparts.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau of Coulon.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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