Villegenon

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Villegenon
Location of Villegenon
Villegenon is located in France
Villegenon
Villegenon
Villegenon is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Villegenon
Villegenon
Coordinates: 47°25′35″N 2°36′24″E / 47.4264°N 2.6067°E / 47.4264; 2.6067Coordinates: 47°25′35″N 2°36′24″E / 47.4264°N 2.6067°E / 47.4264; 2.6067
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
CantonSancerre
IntercommunalityCC Pays Fort Sancerrois Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Rabineau
Area
1
32.93 km2 (12.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
226
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18284 /18260
Elevation194–359 m (636–1,178 ft)
(avg. 297 m or 974 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villegenon 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 a couple of hamlets situated about 26 miles (42 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D11, D7, D89 and the D926 roads. The commune is bounded by the banks of the small Ionne river to the north and the Sauldre to the east.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962333—    
1968403+21.0%
1975327−18.9%
1982271−17.1%
1990260−4.1%
1999245−5.8%
2008229−6.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Georges.
  • The fifteenth-century chateau.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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