Last modified: 2012-04-12 by ivan sache
Keywords: cher | berry | centre |
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Traditional provinces: Berry, Bourbonnais, Orléanais
Bordering departments: Allier, Creuse, Indre, Loir-et-Cher, Loiret, Nièvre
Area: 7,235 km2
Population (2006): 315,000 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Saint-Amand-Montrond, Vierzon
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 35 cantons, 290 communes.
The department is named after river Cher (350 km), tributary of the Loire.
Ivan Sache, 11 November 2009