Montlouis

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Montlouis
The church of Saint-Martin, in Montlouis
The church of Saint-Martin, in Montlouis
Montlouis is located in France
Montlouis
Montlouis
Coordinates: 46°48′54″N 2°14′27″E / 46.815°N 2.2408°E / 46.815; 2.2408Coordinates: 46°48′54″N 2°14′27″E / 46.815°N 2.2408°E / 46.815; 2.2408
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteaumeillant
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Beaujean
Area1 18.98 km2 (7.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 116
 • Density 6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18152 /18160
Elevation 152–181 m (499–594 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

Montlouis is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France. The printer-bookseller Martin Silvestre Boulard (1748–1809) was born in this village.

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A farming area comprising a small village and a couple of hamlets, situated some 23 miles (37 km) southwest of Bourges, at the junction of the D15 with the D940 road. The small river Auzon flows through the north of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 149 —    
1968 180 +20.8%
1975 132 −26.7%
1982 124 −6.1%
1990 111 −10.5%
1999 120 +8.1%
2008 116 −3.3%

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