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

Lignières
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Lignières
Coat of arms
Location of Lignières
Lignières is located in France
Lignières
Lignières
Lignières is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Lignières
Lignières
Coordinates: 46°45′07″N 2°10′34″E / 46.7519°N 2.1761°E / 46.7519; 2.1761Coordinates: 46°45′07″N 2°10′34″E / 46.7519°N 2.1761°E / 46.7519; 2.1761
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonChâteaumeillant
IntercommunalityCC Arnon Boischaut Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Elizabeth Barbier
Area
1
21.88 km2 (8.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,412
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18127 /18160
Elevation153–202 m (502–663 ft)
(avg. 178 m or 584 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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GeographyEdit

An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a village and two hamlets situated by the banks of the river Arnon, some 24 miles (39 km) southwest of Bourges, at the junction of the D925, D940 and the D65 roads. The commune borders the department of Indre.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
19621,814—    
19681,831+0.9%
19751,887+3.1%
19821,829−3.1%
19901,650−9.8%
19991,588−3.8%
20081,518−4.4%

SightsEdit

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau, originally a feudal castle, rebuilt in the seventeenth century.
  • The chateau du Plessis.
  • A manorhouse.
  • A watermill.
  • The sixteenth-century market hall.

PersonalitiesEdit

International relationsEdit

Lignières is twinned with:   Dunbar, in Scotland, UK.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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