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Bourges
Prefecture and commune
Bourges Cathedral
Bourges Cathedral
Flag of Bourges
Flag
Coat of arms of Bourges
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Intercommunality CA Bourges Plus
Area1 68.74 km2 (26.54 sq mi)
Population (2009) 66,786
 • Density 971.57/km2 (2,516.37/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Berruyers
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 18033 /18000
Elevation 120–169 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.
Cathédrale Saint-Étienne 7SC2336CFP
Saint-Etienne Cathedral

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

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