Menars

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Menars
Menars is located in France
Menars
Menars
Coordinates: 47°38′36″N 1°24′34″E / 47.6433°N 1.4094°E / 47.6433; 1.4094Coordinates: 47°38′36″N 1°24′34″E / 47.6433°N 1.4094°E / 47.6433; 1.4094
Country France
Region Centre
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Blois
Canton Mer
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Blois
Government
 • Mayor Yves Georges
Area1 4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 574
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 41134 / 41500
Elevation 67–111 m (220–364 ft)
(avg. 98 m or 322 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.
The château de Menars overlooking the Loire River

Menars is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France. The Château de Menars, formerly owned by Madame de Pompadour is located here.

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