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The Château of La Forêt
The Château of La Forêt
Thaumiers is located in France
Coordinates: 46°49′20″N 2°39′21″E / 46.8222°N 2.6558°E / 46.8222; 2.6558Coordinates: 46°49′20″N 2°39′21″E / 46.8222°N 2.6558°E / 46.8222; 2.6558
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Saint-Amand-Montrond
Canton Dun-sur-Auron
Intercommunality CC Le Dunois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe de Bonneval
Area1 27.33 km2 (10.55 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 416
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18261 /18210
Elevation 165–236 m (541–774 ft)
(avg. 181 m or 594 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.

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


An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets situated about 21 miles (34 km) southeast of Bourges at the junction of the D41 with the D92 and D943 roads. The Auron River forms the western and southern boundaryies of the commune.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 487 —    
1968 512 +5.1%
1975 427 −16.6%
1982 397 −7.0%
1990 383 −3.5%
1999 382 −0.3%
2008 416 +8.9%


  • The eighteenth-century chateau of Thaumiers.
  • The church of St. Saturnin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Some Roman remains: walls, tombs, vases, sculptures and an aqueduct.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of La Forêt.
  • Ruins of the priory of Grandmont at Fontguédon.

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