Herry

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Herry
The town hall in Herry
The town hall in Herry
Coat of arms of Herry
Coat of arms
Location of Herry
Herry is located in France
Herry
Herry
Herry is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Herry
Herry
Coordinates: 47°13′03″N 2°57′16″E / 47.2175°N 2.9544°E / 47.2175; 2.9544Coordinates: 47°13′03″N 2°57′16″E / 47.2175°N 2.9544°E / 47.2175; 2.9544
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
CantonAvord
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique de Montalivet
Area
1
49.87 km2 (19.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
988
 • Density20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18110 /18140
Elevation147–188 m (482–617 ft)
(avg. 167 m or 548 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming, comprising the village and a dozen hamlets situated by the banks of the canal lateral a la Loire, some 27 miles (43 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D7, D920 and the D52 roads. The river Vauvise forms most of the commune's western border and the Loire most of its eastern border. A nature reserve, the Val de Loire National Nature Reserve was created here in 1995, along 12 miles (19 km) of the Loire valley.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962936—    
19681,097+17.2%
1975964−12.1%
19821,024+6.2%
1990991−3.2%
19991,016+2.5%
20081,075+5.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Loup, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The fifteenth-century château.
  • An ancient abbey at Chalivoy.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Val de Loire". Les réserves naturelles de France - les réserves. Réserves naturelles de France. Archived from the original on November 14, 2008. Retrieved 2010-09-09.

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