Saint-Saturnin, Cher

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The town hall in Saint-Saturnin
The town hall in Saint-Saturnin
Coat of arms of Saint-Saturnin
Coat of arms
Saint-Saturnin is located in France
Coordinates: 46°30′30″N 2°14′19″E / 46.5083°N 2.2386°E / 46.5083; 2.2386Coordinates: 46°30′30″N 2°14′19″E / 46.5083°N 2.2386°E / 46.5083; 2.2386
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Châteaumeillant
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Durand
Area1 39.04 km2 (15.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 424
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18234 /18370
Elevation 282–442 m (925–1,450 ft)
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 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-Saturnin is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.


An area of streams, forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the small river Cotet, about 44 miles (71 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D3 with the D111 and the D162 roads. The commune shares a border with the department of Indre.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 729 —    
1968 830 +13.9%
1975 683 −17.7%
1982 605 −11.4%
1990 513 −15.2%
1999 466 −9.2%
2008 424 −9.0%


  • The church of St. Saturnin, dating from the twelfth century.

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