Saint-Germain-des-Bois, Cher

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Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Location of Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Saint-Germain-des-Bois is located in France
Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Saint-Germain-des-Bois is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Saint-Germain-des-Bois
Coordinates: 46°54′50″N 2°26′39″E / 46.9139°N 2.4442°E / 46.9139; 2.4442Coordinates: 46°54′50″N 2°26′39″E / 46.9139°N 2.4442°E / 46.9139; 2.4442
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonDun-sur-Auron
IntercommunalityCC Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Villaudy
Area
1
29 km2 (11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
642
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18212 /18340
Elevation162–184 m (531–604 ft)
(avg. 163 m or 535 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Germain-des-Bois 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 a couple of hamlets situated about 13 miles (21 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D28 and the D132 roads. The A71 autoroute passes through the northwestern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962473—    
1968515+8.9%
1975545+5.8%
1982557+2.2%
1990594+6.6%
1999547−7.9%
2008576+5.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Germain, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Traces of a Roman road.
  • Two neolithic menhirs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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