Lignières, Cher

Lignières (French pronunciation: ​[liɲɛʁ]) 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
IntercommunalityArnon Boischaut Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Hervé Monjoin
Area
1
21.88 km2 (8.45 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
1,357
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ligniérois, Ligniéroises
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.

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

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20061,537—    
20071,530−0.5%
20081,518−0.8%
20091,509−0.6%
20101,485−1.6%
20111,454−2.1%
20121,423−2.1%
20131,411−0.8%
20141,398−0.9%
20151,378−1.4%
20161,367−0.8%
20171,355−0.9%

PoliticsEdit

Presidential Elections Second Round:[2]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron EM 61.27
2012 François Hollande PS 56.94
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 51.14
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 81.51

SightsEdit

PersonalitiesEdit

International relationsEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/data/france/presidentielle-2017/