Autry-le-Châtel

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Autry-le-Châtel
Old postcard of Autry-le-Châtel
Old postcard of Autry-le-Châtel
Coat of arms of Autry-le-Châtel
Coat of arms
Location of Autry-le-Châtel
Autry-le-Châtel is located in France
Autry-le-Châtel
Autry-le-Châtel
Autry-le-Châtel is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Autry-le-Châtel
Autry-le-Châtel
Coordinates: 47°35′54″N 2°36′11″E / 47.5983°N 2.6031°E / 47.5983; 2.6031Coordinates: 47°35′54″N 2°36′11″E / 47.5983°N 2.6031°E / 47.5983; 2.6031
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoiret
ArrondissementMontargis
CantonGien
IntercommunalityCC Berry Loire Puisaye
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jacques Girault
Area
1
50.56 km2 (19.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,010
 • Density20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
45016 /45500
Elevation141–236 m (463–774 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Autry-le-Châtel is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

There is the church of Saint-Etienne, in the center of the village; it is a catholic church. There is also a castle.

A famous cheese in this region is the Crottin de Chavignol. If you want to buy it, you can go near Autry in different farms (for example, Le Grand Bardelet farm).

Geography[edit]

The commune of Autry-le-Châtel is located in the southeast of the department of Loiret, in the agricultural region of Berry. It is located 62.1 km from Orléans, prefecture of the department, 45.8 km from Montargis, sub-prefecture, and 11.4 km from Châtillon-sur-Loire.The nearest municipalities are: Cernoy-en-Berry (7.7 km), Saint-Martin-sur-Ocre (8 km), Saint-Brisson-sur-Loire (8.1 km), Coullons (8.7 km) km), Poilly-lez-Gien (8.9 km), Blancafort (9.1 km, in the Cher), Saint-Firmin-sur-Loire (10.2 km), Gien (10.6 km), Briare (11 km) and Châtillon-sur-Loire (11.4 km).

Places and monuments[edit]

  • The remains of the old castle dating from the twelfth century
  • The Small Castle dating from the end of the fifteenth century, listed as a historic monument on January 6, 1971
  • The Saint-Etienne Church of the nineteenth century bears the name of "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity", motto of the French Republic
  • A laundry
  • The forest of Saint-Brisson
  • The valley of Notre-Heure and its paddle-mills
  • The pond of Coudreaux.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 1,200—    
1800 860−28.3%
1806 895+4.1%
1821 1,270+41.9%
1831 1,225−3.5%
1836 1,364+11.3%
1841 1,354−0.7%
1846 1,391+2.7%
1851 1,552+11.6%
1856 1,514−2.4%
1861 1,528+0.9%
1866 1,537+0.6%
1872 1,525−0.8%
1876 1,545+1.3%
1881 1,622+5.0%
1886 1,605−1.0%
1891 1,666+3.8%
1896 1,592−4.4%
1901 1,606+0.9%
1906 1,577−1.8%
1911 1,520−3.6%
1921 1,300−14.5%
1926 1,237−4.8%
1931 1,162−6.1%
1936 1,070−7.9%
1946 1,096+2.4%
1954 959−12.5%
1962 879−8.3%
1968 853−3.0%
1975 835−2.1%
1982 937+12.2%
1990 919−1.9%
1999 1,015+10.4%
2006 1,050+3.4%
2009 1,020−2.9%
2014 989−3.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.