Lorris

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Lorris
Bell tower
Bell tower
Coat of arms of Lorris
Coat of arms
Location of Lorris
Lorris is located in France
Lorris
Lorris
Lorris is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Lorris
Lorris
Coordinates: 47°53′20″N 2°30′47″E / 47.889°N 2.513°E / 47.889; 2.513Coordinates: 47°53′20″N 2°30′47″E / 47.889°N 2.513°E / 47.889; 2.513
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoiret
ArrondissementMontargis
CantonLorris (chef-lieu)
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du canton de Lorris
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2.14) Jean-Paul Godfroy
Area
1
44.91 km2 (17.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,982
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
45187 /45260
Elevation114–173 m (374–568 ft)
WebsiteOfficial website
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Lorris is located 7 km (4.3 mi) northeast of Sully-sur-Loire, 20 km (12 mi) southwest of Montargis, 46 km (29 mi) east of Orléans and 110 km (68 mi) south of Paris. It is in the southernmost part of the historical region Gâtinais. It is east of the Foret d'Orléans, and gave its name to the Massif de Lorris, the easternmost part of the Orléans forest.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1882 2,126
1990 2,620
1999 2,674
2009 2,941
2012 3,034

History[edit]

On 30 October 1242, the Peace of Lorris was signed by Raymond VII, Count of Toulouse and Louis IX, King of France. The two men renewed the Treaty of Paris which they had already concluded on 12 April 1229. The treaty put an end to the sufferings of the Albigeois.

Mayors of Lorris[edit]

  • Louis Henri Prochasson
  • Louis Lucien Naudin
  • Constant Renard
  • Constant Leturcq

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.