Herry is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography

An area of forestry and farming, comprising the village and a dozen hamlets situated by the banks of the canal lateral a la Loire, a few 27 miles (43 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D7, D920 and the D52 roads. The river Vauvise forms most of the commune's western border and the Loire most of its eastern border. A nature reserve, the Val de Loire National Nature Reserve was created here in 1995, along 12 miles (19 km) of the Loire valley.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962936—    
19681,097+17.2%
1975964−12.1%
19821,024+6.2%
1990991−3.2%
19991,016+2.5%
20081,075+5.8%

Sights

  • The church of St. Loup, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The fifteenth-century château.
  • An ancient abbey at Chalivoy.