Sagonne

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Sagonne
Château de Sagonne
Château de Sagonne
Sagonne is located in France
Sagonne
Sagonne
Coordinates: 46°51′03″N 2°49′33″E / 46.8508°N 2.8258°E / 46.8508; 2.8258Coordinates: 46°51′03″N 2°49′33″E / 46.8508°N 2.8258°E / 46.8508; 2.8258
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Sancoins
Intercommunality Trois Provinces
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Andrée Joly
Area
 • Land1 18.85 km2 (7.28 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 230
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18195 / 18600
Elevation 189–251 m (620–823 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Geography[edit]

Sagonne is farming village situated by the banks of the small river Sagonin, some 37 km southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D76 with the D109 and D2076 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 205 —    
1968 213 +3.9%
1975 204 −4.2%
1982 199 −2.5%
1990 201 +1.0%
1999 221 +10.0%
2008 230 +4.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The Romanesque church of St. Laurent, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Château de Sagonne, a 12th to 17th century castle, in the heart of the village.
  • Some fifteenth-century houses.
  • A museum at the castle, housing a 14th-century collection of weapons, paintings and tapestry.

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