La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin

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La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin
The church in La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin
The church in La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin
Coat of arms of La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin
Coat of arms
La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin is located in France
La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin
La Chapelle-Saint-Ursin
Coordinates: 47°03′47″N 2°19′32″E / 47.0631°N 2.3256°E / 47.0631; 2.3256Coordinates: 47°03′47″N 2°19′32″E / 47.0631°N 2.3256°E / 47.0631; 2.3256
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Saint-Doulchard
Intercommunality CA Bourges Plus
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yvon Beuchon
Area1 7.83 km2 (3.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,209
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18050 /18570
Elevation 128–159 m (420–522 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 Chapelle-Saint-Ursin is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.


A small town of farming and light industry situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Bourges at the junction of the D16 and the D107 roads. The A71 autoroute cuts across the middle of the commune’s territory.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 859 —    
1968 1,326 +54.4%
1975 1,953 +47.3%
1982 2,430 +24.4%
1990 2,890 +18.9%
1999 3,193 +10.5%
2008 3,209 +0.5%


  • The church of St. Ursin, dating from the twelfth century.

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