Marçais

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Marçais
Location of Marçais
Marçais is located in France
Marçais
Marçais
Marçais is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Marçais
Marçais
Coordinates: 46°41′52″N 2°22′16″E / 46.6978°N 2.3711°E / 46.6978; 2.3711Coordinates: 46°41′52″N 2°22′16″E / 46.6978°N 2.3711°E / 46.6978; 2.3711
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonSaint-Amand-Montrond
IntercommunalityCœur de France
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michelle Rivet
Area
1
29.03 km2 (11.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
282
 • Density9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18136 /18170
Elevation177–241 m (581–791 ft)
(avg. 202 m or 663 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Marçais is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the river Arnon some 28 miles (45 km) south of Bourges, at the junction of the D70, D112 and the D38 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962437—    
1968484+10.8%
1975424−12.4%
1982372−12.3%
1990371−0.3%
1999324−12.7%
2008307−5.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Maurice, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of la Mothe.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

External links[edit]