Saint-Germain-du-Puy

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Saint-Germain-du-Puy
Saint-Germain-du-Puy railway station
Saint-Germain-du-Puy railway station
Location of Saint-Germain-du-Puy
Saint-Germain-du-Puy is located in France
Saint-Germain-du-Puy
Saint-Germain-du-Puy
Saint-Germain-du-Puy is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saint-Germain-du-Puy
Saint-Germain-du-Puy
Coordinates: 47°06′00″N 2°28′55″E / 47.1°N 2.4819°E / 47.1; 2.4819Coordinates: 47°06′00″N 2°28′55″E / 47.1°N 2.4819°E / 47.1; 2.4819
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
CantonSaint-Germain-du-Puy
IntercommunalityCA Bourges Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maxime Camuzat
Area
1
21.63 km2 (8.35 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
4,806
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18213 /18390
Elevation126–174 m (413–571 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.

Saint-Germain-du-Puy is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of both farming and light industry comprising a small suburban town and several hamlets situated on the banks of the rivers Colin and Yèvre, immediately east of Bourges at the junction of the N151 with the N142, D955 and D151 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,047—    
19681,814+73.3%
19754,262+135.0%
19824,997+17.2%
19905,085+1.8%
19995,007−1.5%
20084,806−4.0%

The median age of the population in Saint-Germain-du-Puy is roughly 75.

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Germain, dating from the twentieth century.
  • The château de Villemenard, built in the sixteenth century, now a farm.
  • The two 16th-century watermills.
  • The remains of a Roman aqueduct.

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