Lantan, Cher

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Lantan
Lantan is located in France
Lantan
Lantan
Coordinates: 46°54′27″N 2°39′46″E / 46.9075°N 2.6628°E / 46.9075; 2.6628Coordinates: 46°54′27″N 2°39′46″E / 46.9075°N 2.6628°E / 46.9075; 2.6628
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Dun-sur-Auron
Intercommunality Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert De Ganay
Area1 13.36 km2 (5.16 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 106
 • Density 7.9/km2 (21/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18121 / 18130
Elevation 167–200 m (548–656 ft)
(avg. 195 m or 640 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and a couple of hamlets situated some 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D126 and the D2076 roads. The river Airain forms most of the commune’s northern and eastern boundaries.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 207 —    
1968 218 +5.3%
1975 183 −16.1%
1982 140 −23.5%
1990 94 −32.9%
1999 107 +13.8%
2006 106 −0.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Paul, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau of Singleton.

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