Plaimpied-Givaudins

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

Plaimpied-Givaudins
Coat of arms of Plaimpied-Givaudins
Location of Plaimpied-Givaudins
Plaimpied-Givaudins is located in France
Plaimpied-Givaudins
Plaimpied-Givaudins
Plaimpied-Givaudins is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Plaimpied-Givaudins
Plaimpied-Givaudins
Coordinates: 46°59′57″N 2°27′18″E / 46.9992°N 2.455°E / 46.9992; 2.455Coordinates: 46°59′57″N 2°27′18″E / 46.9992°N 2.455°E / 46.9992; 2.455
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
CantonTrouy
IntercommunalityCA Bourges Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrick Barnier
Area
1
40.51 km2 (15.64 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
2,019
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18180 /18340
Elevation128–177 m (420–581 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

A farming area comprising the two villages and several hamlets situated along the banks of the Auron River and the canal de Berry, immediately to the south of Bourges at the junction of the D106 with the N142 and with the D31 and the D46 roads.

The river has been dammed and has created an 82 hectares (200 acres) lake in the north of the commune.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962673—    
1968693+3.0%
1975853+23.1%
19821,100+29.0%
19901,388+26.2%
19991,643+18.4%
20081,684+2.5%
20121,822+8.2%

SightsEdit

  • The abbey church of St. Martin, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The chateau du Porche.
  • The fourteenth-century gatehouse of the old abbey.
  • Remains of a Roman aqueduct at Saint-Ladre.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.