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Indre
Coat of Arms of Indre
Details
Information
Number 36
Region Centre
Prefecture Châteauroux
Subprefectures Le Blanc
La Châtre
Issoudun
Population
 -Total (1999)
 -Density
Ranked 81st
231,139
34/km²
Area 6791 km²
Arrondissements 4
Cantons 26
Communes 247
President of the
General Council
Louis Pinton
Location

Indre is a département in the center of France named after the Indre River. Image File history File links Blason36. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ... France is divided into 26 régions: 21 of these are in the continental part of metropolitan France, one is Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly speaking Corse is in fact a territorial collectivity, not a région, but is referred to as a région in common... Capital Orléans Land area¹ 39,151 km² Regional President Michel Sapin (PS) (1998 to 2000, and since 2004) Population  - Jan. ... In France, a préfecture is the capital city of a département. ... Châteauroux is a commune of central France, préfecture (capital) of the Indre département. ... Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. ... Le Blanc is a commune and a sous-préfecture in the Indre départment of France. ... La Châtre is a commune of the Indre département, in France. ... Issoudun is a commune of the Indre département in France. ... For the album by Prince, see 1999 (album) 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Categories: Lists of subnational entities ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... The 100 French départements are divided into 342 arrondissements. ... The canton is an administrative division of France. ... The commune (in French: commune, word appeared in the 12th century, from Medieval Latin communia, gathering of people sharing a common life, from Latin communis, things held in common) is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. ... The following is a list of the 247 communes of the Indre département, in France. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Image File history File links Credit(s): fr:Utilisateur:Rinaldum Source: french wikipedia File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Indre is a river in central France, tributary to the river Loire. ...

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History

Indre was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from part of the former province of Berry. During the French Revolution (1789-1799) democracy and republicanism replaced the absolute monarchy in France, and the French sector of the Roman Catholic Church was forced to undergo radical restructuring. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Berry was a province of France until the provinces were replaced by départements on March 4, 1790. ...


Geography

Indre is part of the current region of Centre (Val de Loire) and is surrounded by the departments of Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, Cher, Creuse, and Vienne. Capital Orléans Land area¹ 39,151 km² Regional President Michel Sapin (PS) (1998 to 2000, and since 2004) Population  - Jan. ... Indre-et-Loire is a département in west-central France named after the Indre and the Loire rivers. ... Loir-et-Cher is a département in north-central France named after its two principal rivers. ... Cher on the cover of her album Living Proof Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American actress and singer of half Armenian, Scots Irish, and 1/16th Cherokee descent. ... Creuse is a département in central France named after the Creuse River. ... Vienne is a département of France, located in the center of the country, and named after the Vienne River. ...


Demographics

The inhabitants of the department are called Indriens.


External links

  • Prefecture website (in French)
  • Conseil Général website (in French)
  • http://www.indrenature.net/
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Pyrénées-Atlantiques (Gascon: Pirenèus-Atlantics; Basque: Pirinio-Atlantiarrak or Pirinio-Atlantikoak) is a département in the southwest of France which takes its name from the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. ... Hautes-Pyrénées is a département in southwestern France. ... Pyrénées-Orientales (Eastern Pyrenees, Catalan: Pirineus Orientals) is a département of southern France adjacent to the northern Spanish frontier and the Mediterranean Sea. ... History The département was created on March 4, 1790, during the French Revolution. ... Haut-Rhin is a French département, named after the Rhine river. ... Rhône is a French département located in eastern central France. ... Haute-Saône is a French département, named after the Saône River. ... Saône-et-Loire is a French département, named after the Saône and the Loire rivers. ... Sarthe is a French département, named after the Sarthe River. ... Savoie is a French département. ... 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Indre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (128 words)
Indre is a département in the center of France named after the Indre River.
Indre was one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790.
Indre is part of the current region of Centre (Val de Loire) and is surrounded by the departments of Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, Cher, Creuse, and Vienne.
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