Jars, Cher

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Jars
The church of Saint-Agnan, in Jars
The church of Saint-Agnan, in Jars
Location of Jars
Jars is located in France
Jars
Jars
Jars is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Jars
Jars
Coordinates: 47°23′46″N 2°41′01″E / 47.3961°N 2.6836°E / 47.3961; 2.6836Coordinates: 47°23′46″N 2°41′01″E / 47.3961°N 2.6836°E / 47.3961; 2.6836
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
CantonSancerre
IntercommunalityCC Pays Fort Sancerrois Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Rincheval
Area
1
37.34 km2 (14.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
515
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18117 /18260
Elevation204–364 m (669–1,194 ft)
(avg. 360 m or 1,180 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Jars 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 several hamlets situated in the valley of the river Sauldre, some 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D923, D55 and the D47 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962547—    
1968596+9.0%
1975552−7.4%
1982554+0.4%
1990522−5.8%
1999505−3.3%
2008486−3.8%

Sights[edit]

Church entrance
  • The church of St. Aignan, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • Traces of the castle of Nancray.
  • An eighteenth-century house, the "Tisserands" and mill at the hamlet of Plansons-d'en-Bas.
  • A fifteenth-century manorhouse with twin towers from an old gateway.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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