|Intercommunality||Beauce de Janville|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Martial Chevallier|
|• Land1||7.91 km2 (3.05 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||51/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||28311 / 28310|
|Elevation||132–150 m (433–492 ft)
(avg. 144 m or 472 ft)
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.
In the Middle Ages it was the site of a lordship within the County of Blois and Chartres. The lords descended from the counts of Breteuil, and often also held the position of viscount of Chartres. They participated in the Norman Conquest and the crusades of the 12th century, and were cousins of the dynasty of the Kings of Jerusalem.
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