Lury-sur-Arnon

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Lury-sur-Arnon
Eglise Lury.jpg
Coat of arms of Lury-sur-Arnon
Coat of arms
Lury-sur-Arnon is located in France
Lury-sur-Arnon
Lury-sur-Arnon
Coordinates: 47°07′42″N 2°03′28″E / 47.1283°N 2.0578°E / 47.1283; 2.0578Coordinates: 47°07′42″N 2°03′28″E / 47.1283°N 2.0578°E / 47.1283; 2.0578
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Lury-sur-Arnon
Intercommunality Vals de Cher et d'Arnon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Fagot
Area
 • Land1 13.84 km2 (5.34 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 681
 • Population2 density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18134 / 18120
Elevation 103–138 m (338–453 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

Lury-sur-Arnon is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An ancient fortified farming village situated by the river Arnon, some 7 miles (11 km) south of Vierzon at the junction of the D30, D918 and the D68 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 611 —    
1968 612 +0.2%
1975 528 −13.7%
1982 566 +7.2%
1990 644 +13.8%
1999 671 +4.2%
2008 681 +1.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Paul, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The castle, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The restored Gothic chapel.
  • A twelfth-century gatehouse tower.

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