Selles-sur-Cher

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Selles-sur-Cher
Commune
Château
Château
Coat of arms of Selles-sur-Cher
Coat of arms
Selles-sur-Cher is located in France
Selles-sur-Cher
Selles-sur-Cher
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Selles-sur-Cher is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Selles-sur-Cher
Selles-sur-Cher
Coordinates: 47°16′35″N 1°33′20″E / 47.2764°N 1.5556°E / 47.2764; 1.5556Coordinates: 47°16′35″N 1°33′20″E / 47.2764°N 1.5556°E / 47.2764; 1.5556
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoir-et-Cher
ArrondissementRomorantin-Lanthenay
CantonSelles-sur-Cher
IntercommunalityCher-Sologne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Francis Monchet
Area125.74 km2 (9.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,625
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code41242 /41130
Elevation68–104 m (223–341 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

Selles-sur-Cher is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France.

The name of the commune is known internationally for its goat cheese, Selles-sur-Cher, that was first made in the village in the 19th century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19623,884—    
19684,143+6.7%
19754,642+12.0%
19825,018+8.1%
19904,751−5.3%
19994,775+0.5%
20074,633−3.0%
20154,625−0.2%

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