La Celle, Cher

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La Celle
The church of Saint-Blaise
The church of Saint-Blaise
Coat of arms of La Celle
Coat of arms
La Celle is located in France
La Celle
La Celle
Coordinates: 46°46′11″N 2°26′50″E / 46.7697°N 2.4472°E / 46.7697; 2.4472Coordinates: 46°46′11″N 2°26′50″E / 46.7697°N 2.4472°E / 46.7697; 2.4472
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Saint-Amand-Montrond
Intercommunality Cœur de France
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Touraud
Area1 12.8 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 361
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18042 /18200
Elevation 149–247 m (489–810 ft)
(avg. 125 m or 410 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and two hamlets situated in the valley of the Cher River, some 23 miles (37 km) south of Bourges near the junction of the D2144 and the D92 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 317 —    
1968 342 +7.9%
1975 264 −22.8%
1982 264 +0.0%
1990 291 +10.2%
1999 328 +12.7%
2008 361 +10.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Blaise, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth century chapel of St. Sylvain.

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