Donjon of Louy castle
|Region||Centre-Val de Loire|
|Intercommunality||CC Les Trois Provinces|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Raymond Jourdain|
|53.52 km2 (20.66 sq mi)|
|• Density||59/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||192–233 m (630–764 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
An area of farming and associated light industry comprising a small town and several hamlets situated by the banks of both the river Aubois and the canal de Berry, about 26 miles (42 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D2076 with the D951 and D920 roads. The commune shares its southern border with that of the department of Allier.
- The church of St. Martin, rebuilt in the nineteenth century.
- The fourteenth-century castle of Jouy, built by Pierre de Giac, chancellor of the Duke of Berry.
- Several 15th and sixteenth-century buildings in the main town.
- Javoulet lake.
- The sixteenth-century ‘Joan of Arc’ tower.
- Oscar Méténier (1859–1913), writer, was born here.
- Marguerite Audoux (1863–1937), writer, was born here.
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