Saint-Pierre-les-Bois

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Saint-Pierre-les-Bois
The town hall in Saint-Pierre-les-Bois
The town hall in Saint-Pierre-les-Bois
Saint-Pierre-les-Bois is located in France
Saint-Pierre-les-Bois
Saint-Pierre-les-Bois
Coordinates: 46°39′55″N 2°16′47″E / 46.6653°N 2.2797°E / 46.6653; 2.2797Coordinates: 46°39′55″N 2°16′47″E / 46.6653°N 2.2797°E / 46.6653; 2.2797
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Le Châtelet
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Auroir
Area1 20.38 km2 (7.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 318
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18230 /18170
Elevation 170–233 m (558–764 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-Pierre-les-Bois is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the small river Portefeuille, about 32 miles (51 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D69 with the D3 road. The river Arnon forms a small part of the commune’s northern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 387 —    
1968 401 +3.6%
1975 281 −29.9%
1982 302 +7.5%
1990 299 −1.0%
1999 305 +2.0%
2008 318 +4.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century (historic monument).
  • Two eighteenth-century houses.

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