Indre, Loire-Atlantique

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Indre
Endrez/Antr
Basse-indre loire.jpg
Coat of arms of Indre
Coat of arms
Indre is located in France
Indre
Indre
Coordinates: 47°11′58″N 1°40′12″W / 47.1994°N 1.67°W / 47.1994; -1.67Coordinates: 47°11′58″N 1°40′12″W / 47.1994°N 1.67°W / 47.1994; -1.67
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Saint-Herblain-Ouest-Indre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Le Drenn (Socialist Party)
Area
 • Land1 4.72 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population (2006 estimate)
 • Population2 3,688
 • Population2 density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
INSEE/Postal code 44074 / 44610 (Basse-Indre and Haut-indre), 44620 (Indret)
Dialling codes 02

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.

Indre is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Etymology[edit]

The name Indre, pronounced [ɛ̃dʁ] in French, derives from that of Latin Antrum. The city was called Antrum and Antrinse monasterium in 840, Andra in 1144 was renamed Aindre and Indre.

The inhabitants of Indre are known in French as indrais .

Administration[edit]

Mayors[edit]

List of mayors of Indre[1][2]
Période Identité Parti Qualité
Mathurin Buet
 ?- 1812 - ? Pierre Fauluy
1871[3] Victor Boquien
21 January 1878 Victor Boquien
21 January 1878 - 23 January 1881 Victor Boquien
23 January 1881 - 14 May 1884 Victor Boquien
14 May 1884 - 20 May 1888 Victor Boquien
20 May 1888 - 15 May 1892 Victor Boquien
15 May 1892 - 11 May 1896 Victor Boquien
11 May 1896 - 20 May 1900 Victor Boquien
20 May 1900 - 15 May 1904 Victor Boquien
15 May 1904 Victor Boquien
24 March 1907 Jules Dupuy
17 May 1908 - 19 May 1912 Joseph Déjoie
19 May 1912 - Joseph Déjoie
23 June 1921- Henri Michel
Période inconnue Félix Guyot SFIO
March 2001 - June 2006 Alcide Maquaire (Haut-Indre) PS
June 2006 - March 2008 Jean-Luc Le Drenn (Haut-Indre) Divers gauche
March 2008 - Jean-Luc Le Drenn (Haut-Indre) Divers gauche

Church[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ francegenweb.org, List of mayors of Indre
  2. ^ http://culture.loire-atlantique.fr/culture/jcms/cu_10330/deliberations-municipales
  3. ^ (French)Répertoire général de bio-bibliographie bretonne - editor J. Plihon - René Pocard du Cosquer de Kerviler, Louis Marie Chauffier