Sainte-Montaine

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Sainte-Montaine
The church in Sainte-Montaine
The church in Sainte-Montaine
Location of Sainte-Montaine
Sainte-Montaine is located in France
Sainte-Montaine
Sainte-Montaine
Sainte-Montaine is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Sainte-Montaine
Sainte-Montaine
Coordinates: 47°29′28″N 2°19′15″E / 47.4911°N 2.3208°E / 47.4911; 2.3208Coordinates: 47°29′28″N 2°19′15″E / 47.4911°N 2.3208°E / 47.4911; 2.3208
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementVierzon
CantonAubigny-sur-Nère
IntercommunalitySauldre et Sologne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Olivier Debarre
Area
1
53.79 km2 (20.77 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
212
 • Density3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18227 /18700
Elevation133–183 m (436–600 ft)
(avg. 167 m or 548 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.

Sainte-Montaine is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of streams, lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small village and two hamlets situated some 28 miles (45 km) north of Bourges at the junction of the D79, D180 and D13 roads. The small river Boute-Vive rises in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962216—    
1968253+17.1%
1975226−10.7%
1982233+3.1%
1990206−11.6%
1999170−17.5%
2008212+24.7%

Personalities[edit]

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The feudal motte.
  • The chapel of Belle Fontaine.

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