Les Montils

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Les Montils
Commune
Ruins of a tower
Ruins of a tower
Coat of arms of Les Montils
Coat of arms
Les Montils is located in France
Les Montils
Les Montils
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
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
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Blois
Canton Blois-3
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Blois
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Didier Coudert
Area1 9.27 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,952
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 41147 /41120
Elevation 62–101 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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 707 —    
1968 717 +1.4%
1975 808 +12.7%
1982 1,046 +29.5%
1990 1,196 +14.3%
1999 1,436 +20.1%
2007 1,693 +17.9%

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