Saint-Palais, Cher

Saint-Palais (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ palɛ]) is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.

Saint-Palais
The church in Saint-Palais
The church in Saint-Palais
Coat of arms of Saint-Palais
Location of Saint-Palais
Saint-Palais is located in France
Saint-Palais
Saint-Palais
Saint-Palais is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saint-Palais
Saint-Palais
Coordinates: 47°14′00″N 2°25′15″E / 47.2333°N 2.4208°E / 47.2333; 2.4208Coordinates: 47°14′00″N 2°25′15″E / 47.2333°N 2.4208°E / 47.2333; 2.4208
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
CantonSaint-Martin-d'Auxigny
IntercommunalityCC Terres du Haut Berry
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Aurélie-Elisabeth Chabenat[1]
Area
1
26.12 km2 (10.08 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
611
 • Density23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18229 /18110
Elevation164–310 m (538–1,017 ft)
(avg. 230 m or 750 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, streams and farming comprising the village and a hamlet situated about 10 miles (16 km) north of Bourges, at the junction of the D940 with the D116 and the D170 roads.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962511—    
1968536+4.9%
1975486−9.3%
1982587+20.8%
1990602+2.6%
1999609+1.2%
2008626+2.8%

SightsEdit

  • The church of St. Palais, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The two chateaux, from the 14th and 16th century.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.