Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes

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Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes
The old town hall in Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes
The old town hall in Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes
Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes is located in France
Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes
Saint-Loup-des-Chaumes
Coordinates: 46°49′31″N 2°23′24″E / 46.8253°N 2.39°E / 46.8253; 2.39Coordinates: 46°49′31″N 2°23′24″E / 46.8253°N 2.39°E / 46.8253; 2.39
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Trouy
Intercommunality Portes du Boischaut
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Moisson
Area1 18.55 km2 (7.16 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 290
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18221 /18190
Elevation 133–177 m (436–581 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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-Loup-des-Chaumes is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, streams and farming comprising the village and two hamlets situated on the banks of the river Cher some 18 miles (29 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D3 with the D35 and the D37 roads. The A71 autoroute passes through the eastern side of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 326 —    
1968 345 +5.8%
1975 322 −6.7%
1982 302 −6.2%
1990 278 −7.9%
1999 277 −0.4%
2008 290 +4.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Loup, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The ruins of a fourteenth-century chateau.
  • An eighteenth-century watermill.
  • Traces of a Roman aqueduct.

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