Douchy, Loiret

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Douchy
An old view of the mill in Douchy
An old view of the mill in Douchy
Coat of arms of Douchy
Coat of arms
Douchy is located in France
Douchy
Douchy
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Douchy is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Douchy
Douchy
Coordinates: 47°56′35″N 3°03′12″E / 47.9431°N 3.0533°E / 47.9431; 3.0533Coordinates: 47°56′35″N 3°03′12″E / 47.9431°N 3.0533°E / 47.9431; 3.0533
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Montargis
Canton Courtenay
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2007) Dominique Talvard
Area1 23.51 km2 (9.08 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 981
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Douchyssois
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45129 /45220
Elevation 121–190 m (397–623 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.

Douchy is a former commune in the Loiret department in north-central France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Douchy-Montcorbon.[1]

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the river Ouanne.

Notable people[edit]

  • Alain Delon, French actor and businessman, lives in Douchy a large part of the year, since 1971[2].
  • Mireille Darc, French model and actress, lives also in Douchy when she was Alain Delon's longtime companion.

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