Monts, Indre-et-Loire

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Monts
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Monts
Coat of arms
Monts is located in France
Monts
Monts
Coordinates: 47°16′41″N 0°37′31″E / 47.2781°N 0.6253°E / 47.2781; 0.6253Coordinates: 47°16′41″N 0°37′31″E / 47.2781°N 0.6253°E / 47.2781; 0.6253
Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Montbazon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Durand
Area
 • Land1 27.28 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 6,895
 • Population2 density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37159 / 37260
Elevation 47–99 m (154–325 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.

Monts is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

It was here at the Château de Candé on 3 June 1937 that The Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, married the twice-divorced Wallis Warfield Simpson for whom he had abdicated the throne of England.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,102 —    
1800 1,125 +2.1%
1806 1,274 +13.2%
1821 1,343 +5.4%
1831 1,155 −14.0%
1836 1,178 +2.0%
1841 1,212 +2.9%
1846 1,297 +7.0%
1851 1,205 −7.1%
1856 1,209 +0.3%
1861 1,317 +8.9%
1866 1,409 +7.0%
1872 1,434 +1.8%
1876 1,652 +15.2%
1881 1,551 −6.1%
1886 1,522 −1.9%
1891 1,503 −1.2%
1896 1,514 +0.7%
1901 1,430 −5.5%
1906 1,502 +5.0%
1911 1,561 +3.9%
1921 1,582 +1.3%
1926 1,486 −6.1%
1931 1,515 +2.0%
1936 1,649 +8.8%
1946 1,784 +8.2%
1954 2,129 +19.3%
1962 2,053 −3.6%
1968 3,506 +70.8%
1975 4,480 +27.8%
1982 5,421 +21.0%
1990 6,221 +14.8%
1999 6,514 +4.7%
2006 7,013 +7.7%
2009 6,895 −1.7%

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