La Ferté-Saint-Aubin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
The chateau in La-Ferté-Saint-Aubin
The chateau in La-Ferté-Saint-Aubin
Coat of arms of La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
Coat of arms
La Ferté-Saint-Aubin is located in France
La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
Coordinates: 47°43′05″N 1°56′32″E / 47.7181°N 1.9422°E / 47.7181; 1.9422Coordinates: 47°43′05″N 1°56′32″E / 47.7181°N 1.9422°E / 47.7181; 1.9422
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
Intercommunality Canton of La Ferté-Saint-Aubin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Froment
Area1 86.12 km2 (33.25 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 7,199
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45146 /45240
Elevation 93–137 m (305–449 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.

La Ferté-Saint-Aubin is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the Cosson river.

Shooting location[edit]

During February of 1939, the Chateau de la Ferté-Saint-Aubin served as the exterior shooting location for the celebrated Jean Renoir movie La Règle du jeu ("The Rules of the Game").

See also[edit]