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

Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
The town hall in Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
The town hall in Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
Location of Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre is located in France
Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
Ménétréol-sous-Sancerre
Coordinates: 47°19′07″N 2°51′24″E / 47.3186°N 2.8567°E / 47.3186; 2.8567Coordinates: 47°19′07″N 2°51′24″E / 47.3186°N 2.8567°E / 47.3186; 2.8567
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
CantonSancerre
IntercommunalityCC Pays Fort Sancerrois Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Roger Laurent
Area
1
5.67 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
327
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18146 /18300
Elevation142–252 m (466–827 ft)
(avg. 185 m or 607 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

A winegrowing and farming village situated by the banks of the rivers Vauvise and Loire and the Loire lateral canal, some 26 miles (42 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D9 with the D920 and the D307 roads. The Sauvignon blanc grapes grown here are used for Sancerre AOC wines.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962374—    
1968390+4.3%
1975436+11.8%
1982389−10.8%
1990353−9.3%
1999354+0.3%
2008378+6.8%

SightsEdit

  • The church of St. Hilaire, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The restored watermill.
  • The twelfth-century chateau des Aubelles and its chapel.
  • The small port on the canal.
  • The nineteenth-century railway viaduct.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

 
Panoramic view of Menetreol