Courtenay, Loiret

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Courtenay
Coat of arms of Courtenay
Coat of arms
Courtenay is located in France
Courtenay
Courtenay
Coordinates: 48°02′23″N 3°03′22″E / 48.0397°N 3.0561°E / 48.0397; 3.0561Coordinates: 48°02′23″N 3°03′22″E / 48.0397°N 3.0561°E / 48.0397; 3.0561
Country France
Region Centre
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Montargis
Canton Courtenay
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Tisserand
Area
 • Land1 50.13 km2 (19.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,636
 • Population2 density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 45115 / 45320
Elevation 137–186 m (449–610 ft)
Website www.courtenay45.fr

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.

Courtenay is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France. Fortified by Athon, the first lord of Courtenay (Seigneur de Courtenay. The Noble house of Courtenay continued in France for many generations and eventually founded the Earls of Devon in England. It is the seat of the canton of Courtenay, which is part of the arrondissement of Montargis.[1]

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