Bourges

French commune and prefecture of Cher, Centre-Val de Loire

Bourges is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Cher department.

Bourges
Bourges Cathedral
Flag of Bourges
Coat of arms of Bourges
Location of Bourges
Bourges is located in France
Bourges
Bourges
Bourges is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Bourges
Bourges
Coordinates: 47°05′04″N 2°23′47″E / 47.0844°N 2.3964°E / 47.0844; 2.3964Coordinates: 47°05′04″N 2°23′47″E / 47.0844°N 2.3964°E / 47.0844; 2.3964
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentCher
ArrondissementBourges
IntercommunalityCA Bourges Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pascal Blanc
Area
1
68.74 km2 (26.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
66,786
 • Density970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Berruyers
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
18033 /18000
Elevation120–169 m (394–554 ft)
(avg. 153 m or 502 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Saint-Etienne Cathedral

Sister citiesEdit

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