Pigny

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Pigny
Coat of arms of Pigny
Coat of arms
Pigny is located in France
Pigny
Pigny
Coordinates: 47°10′14″N 2°26′54″E / 47.1706°N 2.4483°E / 47.1706; 2.4483Coordinates: 47°10′14″N 2°26′54″E / 47.1706°N 2.4483°E / 47.1706; 2.4483
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Saint-Martin-d'Auxigny
Intercommunality Terres Vives
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bernard Rousseau
Area1 8.08 km2 (3.12 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 838
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18179 /18110
Elevation 144–213 m (472–699 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D11 and the D131 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 343 —    
1968 361 +5.2%
1975 428 +18.6%
1982 597 +39.5%
1990 674 +12.9%
1999 715 +6.1%
2008 740 +3.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau.

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