Les Montils

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Les Montils
Ruins of a tower
Ruins of a tower
Coat of arms of Les Montils
Coat of arms
Location of Les Montils
Les Montils is located in France
Les Montils
Les Montils
Les Montils is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Les Montils
Les Montils
Coordinates: 47°29′46″N 1°17′52″E / 47.4961°N 1.2978°E / 47.4961; 1.2978Coordinates: 47°29′46″N 1°17′52″E / 47.4961°N 1.2978°E / 47.4961; 1.2978
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoir-et-Cher
ArrondissementBlois
CantonBlois-3
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Blois
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Didier Coudert
Area
1
9.27 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Population
(2014)2
1,952
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
41147 /41120
Elevation62–101 m (203–331 ft)
(avg. 92 m or 302 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.

Les Montils is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France.

Geography[edit]

Les Montils is at the edge of the Sologne, at an altitude of 80 m (approx.). This town is bordered by the Cosson in the north, through the Beuvron. To the west of the village, the Bièvre flows into Beuvron. At this point, there are numerous beavers.

Tourism[edit]

  • Recreation area Masnières
  • A model railway with a train that can be ridden by visitors in the summer months.

Sights[edit]

  • From the old village remains a strong tower, the tower of Montils, an arch and some walls.
  • Château de Frileuse

Agriculture[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962707—    
1968717+1.4%
1975808+12.7%
19821,046+29.5%
19901,196+14.3%
19991,436+20.1%
20071,693+17.9%

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