Fay-aux-Loges

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Fay-aux-Loges
Commune
The town hall in Fay-aux-Loges
The town hall in Fay-aux-Loges
Fay-aux-Loges is located in France
Fay-aux-Loges
Fay-aux-Loges
Coordinates: 47°55′46″N 2°08′25″E / 47.9294°N 2.1403°E / 47.9294; 2.1403Coordinates: 47°55′46″N 2°08′25″E / 47.9294°N 2.1403°E / 47.9294; 2.1403
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Châteauneuf-sur-Loire
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Loges
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne Besnier
Area1 26.48 km2 (10.22 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 3,471
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45142 /45450
Elevation 102–126 m (335–413 ft)
Website www.mairie-fayauxloges.fr

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.

Fay-aux-Loges is a commune the Loiret department in Centre-Val de Loire region in north-central France and about 120 kilometres (75 mi) southwest of Paris.

Geography[edit]

Fay-aux-Loges is located in the septentrional bend of the Loire, which crosses from east to west. Fay-aux-Loges belongs to the vallée de la Loire sector between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes-sur-Loire, which was in 2000 inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The capital of Orléanais, 120 kilomètres south-south-west of Paris, it is bordered by the forêt d'Orléans wood and by the Sologne region to the south.

The city is cross by the Canal d'Orléans, which connects to the Canal du Loing and the Canal de Briare at Buges near Montargis.

Climate[edit]

Orléans experiences an oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb), similar to much of central France.

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