Touchay

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Touchay
An old postcard view of the church of Saint-Martin, in Touchay, circa. 1900
An old postcard view of the church of Saint-Martin, in Touchay, circa. 1900
Location of Touchay
Touchay is located in France
Touchay
Touchay
Touchay is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Touchay
Touchay
Coordinates: 46°42′47″N 2°12′45″E / 46.7131°N 2.2125°E / 46.7131; 2.2125Coordinates: 46°42′47″N 2°12′45″E / 46.7131°N 2.2125°E / 46.7131; 2.2125
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonChâteaumeillant
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marylin Brossat
Area
1
23.41 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
262
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18266 /18160
Elevation161–246 m (528–807 ft)
(avg. 245 m or 804 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated on the banks of the river Arnon, about 23 miles (37 km) southwest of Bourges on the D69 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962322—    
1968342+6.2%
1975286−16.4%
1982298+4.2%
1990286−4.0%
1999297+3.8%
2008287−3.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The fifteenth-century manorhouse de l’Asnerie.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau of l'Isle-sur-Arnon.

Personalities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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