Venesmes

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

Venesmes
The town hall in Venesmes
The town hall in Venesmes
Coat of arms of Venesmes
Location of Venesmes
Venesmes is located in France
Venesmes
Venesmes
Venesmes is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Venesmes
Venesmes
Coordinates: 46°50′24″N 2°18′51″E / 46.84°N 2.3142°E / 46.84; 2.3142Coordinates: 46°50′24″N 2°18′51″E / 46.84°N 2.3142°E / 46.84; 2.3142
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementSaint-Amand-Montrond
CantonTrouy
IntercommunalityCC Arnon Boischaut Cher
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Gérard Bedouillat[1]
Area
1
31.76 km2 (12.26 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
818
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18273 /18190
Elevation131–188 m (430–617 ft)
(avg. 148 m or 486 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 forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the river Cher, about 17 miles (27 km) south of Bourges at the junction of the D14, D73 and the D940 roads.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962614—    
1968618+0.7%
1975689+11.5%
1982669−2.9%
1990714+6.7%
1999739+3.5%
2008882+19.4%

SightsEdit

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The ruins of the fifteenth-century castle of Aigues-Mortes.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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