Isdes, Loiret

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Isdes
The church of Notre Dame d'Isdes, May 2009
The church of Notre Dame d'Isdes, May 2009
Coat of arms of Isdes
Coat of arms
Isdes is located in France
Isdes
Isdes
Coordinates: 47°40′17″N 2°15′22″E / 47.6714°N 2.2561°E / 47.6714; 2.2561Coordinates: 47°40′17″N 2°15′22″E / 47.6714°N 2.2561°E / 47.6714; 2.2561
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Sully-sur-Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Leboulanger
Area1 43.89 km2 (16.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 585
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45171 /45620
Elevation 129–157 m (423–515 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.

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

Its population was 585 in 2006. It has an area of 43.89 km² and it lies at an altitude 149 m above sea level.

In 2007 Isdes was recognized as a "Village Fleuri" (Village of Flowers), for its outstanding decor of flora and fauna.

The church of Notre Dame d'Isdes (Our Lady of Isdes), built between the 11th and 13th century, lies inside the village. The commune is also home to the Sainte Claire manor, built in 1865.

Isdes is twined with the village of Lužice in Czech Republic.

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- Official Site