Jalognes

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Jalognes
Jalognes is located in France
Jalognes
Jalognes
Coordinates: 47°14′12″N 2°47′11″E / 47.2367°N 2.7864°E / 47.2367; 2.7864Coordinates: 47°14′12″N 2°47′11″E / 47.2367°N 2.7864°E / 47.2367; 2.7864
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Léger
Area1 28.09 km2 (10.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 296
 • Density 11/km2 (27/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18116 / 18300
Elevation 172–239 m (564–784 ft)
(avg. 202 m or 663 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area, comprising the village and four hamlets situated by the banks of the river Bennelle, some 23 miles (37 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D10, D49 and the D52 roads. The river Chantraine flows through the commune's southern territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 388 —    
1968 423 +9.0%
1975 354 −16.3%
1982 295 −16.7%
1990 271 −8.1%
1999 285 +5.2%
2008 296 +3.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Madeleine, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The castle of Pesselières, dating from the twelfth century.
  • An ancient chapel at Chantereine.
  • A watermill.

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