Limeux, Cher

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Limeux
The church in Limeux
The church in Limeux
Limeux is located in France
Limeux
Limeux
Coordinates: 47°04′32″N 2°06′34″E / 47.0756°N 2.1094°E / 47.0756; 2.1094Coordinates: 47°04′32″N 2°06′34″E / 47.0756°N 2.1094°E / 47.0756; 2.1094
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Lury-sur-Arnon
Intercommunality Vals de Cher et d'Arnon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Monique Convergne
Area1 13.17 km2 (5.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 149
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18128 / 18120
Elevation 127–149 m (417–489 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets, situated between the valleys of the rivers Cher and Arnon some 12 miles (19 km) south of Vierzon at the junction of the D23 and the D123 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 157 —    
1968 163 +3.8%
1975 144 −11.7%
1982 133 −7.6%
1990 158 +18.8%
1999 145 −8.2%
2008 149 +2.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The castle of Saragosse, built in the fourteenth century.
  • The thirteenth-century chapel of the old priory of Saint-Laurent de Manzay.

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