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Bourges in brief

bourges Just a short distance from the geographical centre of France, Prefecture of the Cher Département (18) and capital of the province of Berry, Bourges is the third largest city in the Centre Region.

The inhabitants of Bourges are called "Berruyers" and number 71 000.

Bourges' motto is "Summa Imperii Penes Bituriges" (supreme power is in the hands of the Bituriges).