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Foëcy

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Foëcy
Wappen von Foëcy
Foëcy (Frankreich)
Foëcy
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department (No) Cher (18)
Arrondissement Vierzon
Canton Mehun-sur-Yèvre
Community association Vierzon-Sologne-Berry et Villages de la Forêt
Coordinates 47° 11′ N, 2° 10′ ECoordinates 47° 11′ N, 2° 10′ O
Height 97–127 m
Area 16,29 km²
Inhabitants 2.091 (January 1, 2018)
Population density 128 inhabitants/km²
Postal code 18500
INSEE code

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Foëcy is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region in France with a population of 2,091 as of 1 January 2018; it is part of the Vierzon arrondissement and Mehun-sur-Yèvre canton. The inhabitants are called Focéens.

Geography

Foëcy is located about nine kilometers southeast of Vierzon on the Yèvre and the Canal de Berry. The Cher river borders the commune to the west. Foëcy is surrounded by the neighbouring municipalities of Vignoux-sur-Barangeon to the north and east, Allouis to the east and southeast, Mehun-sur-Yèvre to the southeast, Quincy to the south, Brinay to the west and Vierzon to the northwest.

The A71 motorway runs through the municipality

Population development

Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2012
Inhabitants 1.632 1.701 2.010 2.185 2.083 2.003 2.053 2.063
Source: Cassini and INSEE

Places of interest

Tomb of Louis Lourioux

  • Tomb of Louis Lourioux
  • Castle of Foëcy

Economy

In 1818 a porcelain manufactory was founded here.

Literature

  • Le Patrimoine des Communes du Cher. Flohic Editions, vol. 2, Paris 2001, ISBN 2-84234-088-4, pp. 677-678.

Web links

Commons: Foëcy– Collection of pictures, videos and audio files