Cher (depairtment)

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Cher
Prefectur biggin o the Cher depairtment, in Bourges
Prefectur biggin o the Cher depairtment, in Bourges
Coat o airms o Cher
Coat o airms
Location o Cher in Fraunce
Location o Cher in Fraunce
Coordinates: 47°0′N 2°35′E / 47.000°N 2.583°E / 47.000; 2.583Coordinates: 47°0′N 2°35′E / 47.000°N 2.583°E / 47.000; 2.583
KintraFraunce
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
PrefecturBourges
SubprefectursSaint-Amand-Montrond
Vierzon
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilAlain Rafesthain (PS)
Area
 • Total7,235 km2 (2,793 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Tot313,251
 • Rank70t
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer18
Arrondissements3
Cantons19
Communes290
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Cher (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛʁ]; Berrichon: Char) is a depairtment in the Centre-Val de Loire region o Fraunce.