Coulmiers

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Coulmiers
Commune
The town hall in Coulmiers
The town hall in Coulmiers
Coat of arms of Coulmiers
Coat of arms
Coulmiers is located in France
Coulmiers
Coulmiers
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Coulmiers is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Coulmiers
Coulmiers
Coordinates: 47°55′56″N 1°39′52″E / 47.9322°N 1.6644°E / 47.9322; 1.6644Coordinates: 47°55′56″N 1°39′52″E / 47.9322°N 1.6644°E / 47.9322; 1.6644
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Meung-sur-Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jacky Camus
Area1 14.28 km2 (5.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 528
 • Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Colmériens
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45109 /45130
Elevation 108–121 m (354–397 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.

Coulmiers is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

History[edit]

This was the site of the defeat of the Prussian Army in the Battle of Coulmiers, November 9, 1870.

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