Thaumiers

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Thaumiers
The Château of La Forêt
The Château of La Forêt
Location of Thaumiers
Thaumiers is located in France
Thaumiers
Thaumiers
Thaumiers is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Thaumiers
Thaumiers
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
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonDun-sur-Auron
IntercommunalityCC Le Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe de Bonneval
Area
1
27.33 km2 (10.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
430
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18261 /18210
Elevation165–236 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962487—    
1968512+5.1%
1975427−16.6%
1982397−7.0%
1990383−3.5%
1999382−0.3%
2008416+8.9%

Sights[edit]

  • 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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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