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Bourges depuis la cathédrale (1).jpg
View from the cathedral.
Coat of arms of Bourges
Bourges is located in France
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Intercommunality Bourges
Mayor Pascal Blanc
Elevation 120–169 m (394–554 ft)
(avg. 153 m/502 ft)
Land area1 68.74 km2 (26.54 sq mi)
Population2 66,666  (2012)
 - Density 970 /km2 (2,500 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18033/ 18000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 47°05′04″N 2°23′47″E / 47.0844°N 2.3964°E / 47.0844; 2.3964

Saint-Etienne Cathedral

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

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Bourges is twinned with: