Châteauneuf-sur-Cher

Châteauneuf-sur-Cher (French pronunciation: ​[ʃatonœf syʁ ʃɛʁ]) is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
A dry stone hut located at Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
A dry stone hut located at Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Coat of arms of Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Coat of arms
Location of Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher is located in France
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Châteauneuf-sur-Cher
Coordinates: 46°51′30″N 2°19′02″E / 46.8583°N 2.3172°E / 46.8583; 2.3172Coordinates: 46°51′30″N 2°19′02″E / 46.8583°N 2.3172°E / 46.8583; 2.3172
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonTrouy
IntercommunalityCC Arnon Boischaut Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) William Pelletier[1]
Area
1
21.97 km2 (8.48 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
1,455
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18058 /18190
Elevation132–174 m (433–571 ft)
(avg. 149 m or 489 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

An area of farming and forestry comprising a large village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the river Cher, some 16 miles (26 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D940 with the D73, D35 and the D14 roads.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,701—    
19681,783+4.8%
19751,722−3.4%
19821,657−3.8%
19901,645−0.7%
19991,614−1.9%
20081,537−4.8%

SightsEdit

  • The nineteenth-century church of Notre-Dame.
  • A thirteenth-century castle.
  • The twelfth-century church at the hamlet of Marigny.
  • The winegrowers’ stone cabin at Marigny.

PersonalitiesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.

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