Lury-sur-Arnon

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Lury-sur-Arnon
Skyline of Lury-sur-Arnon
Coat of arms of Lury-sur-Arnon
Coat of arms
Location of Lury-sur-Arnon
Lury-sur-Arnon is located in France
Lury-sur-Arnon
Lury-sur-Arnon
Lury-sur-Arnon is located in Centre-Val de Loire
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
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementVierzon
CantonMehun-sur-Yèvre
IntercommunalityCC Cœur de Berry
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Fagot
Area
1
13.84 km2 (5.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
687
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18134 /18120
Elevation103–138 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.

Lury-sur-Arnon is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire 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
YearPop.±%
1962611—    
1968612+0.2%
1975528−13.7%
1982566+7.2%
1990644+13.8%
1999671+4.2%
2008681+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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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