Saulzais-le-Potier

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Saulzais-le-Potier
Coat of arms of Saulzais-le-Potier
Coat of arms
Location of Saulzais-le-Potier
Saulzais-le-Potier is located in France
Saulzais-le-Potier
Saulzais-le-Potier
Saulzais-le-Potier is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saulzais-le-Potier
Saulzais-le-Potier
Coordinates: 46°35′59″N 2°29′48″E / 46.5997°N 2.4967°E / 46.5997; 2.4967Coordinates: 46°35′59″N 2°29′48″E / 46.5997°N 2.4967°E / 46.5997; 2.4967
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonChâteaumeillant
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Ratel
Area
1
32.38 km2 (12.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
508
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18245 /18360
Elevation189–251 m (620–823 ft)
(avg. 227 m or 745 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saulzais-le-Potier is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and streams, farming and forestry comprising a village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the river Loubiere, about 33 miles (53 km) south of Bourges, at the junction of the D64 with the D140 and D67 roads. The A71 autoroute runs through the middle of the commune’s territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962582—    
1968621+6.7%
1975513−17.4%
1982476−7.2%
1990473−0.6%
1999492+4.0%
2008536+8.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, rebuilt in the nineteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of Mazière.
  • The chateau of Champmatouin.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of La Lande and its park.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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