Luant

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Luant
Commune
The town hall in Luant
The town hall in Luant
Luant is located in France
Luant
Luant
Coordinates: 46°44′02″N 1°33′34″E / 46.7339°N 1.5594°E / 46.7339; 1.5594Coordinates: 46°44′02″N 1°33′34″E / 46.7339°N 1.5594°E / 46.7339; 1.5594
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Châteauroux
Canton Ardentes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Ollier
Area1 31.06 km2 (11.99 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,365
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 36101 /36350
Elevation 129–181 m (423–594 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

Luant is a commune in the Indre department in central France. The writer Raymonde Vincent (1908–1985), winner of the Prix Femina in 1937 was born in Luant.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the parc naturel régional de la Brenne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 458 —    
1800 438 −4.4%
1806 452 +3.2%
1821 532 +17.7%
1831 618 +16.2%
1836 685 +10.8%
1841 659 −3.8%
1846 729 +10.6%
1851 764 +4.8%
1856 805 +5.4%
1861 753 −6.5%
1866 836 +11.0%
1872 870 +4.1%
1876 921 +5.9%
1881 971 +5.4%
1886 1,047 +7.8%
1891 1,084 +3.5%
1896 1,107 +2.1%
1901 1,080 −2.4%
1906 1,022 −5.4%
1911 981 −4.0%
1921 937 −4.5%
1926 903 −3.6%
1931 839 −7.1%
1936 767 −8.6%
1946 785 +2.3%
1954 809 +3.1%
1962 805 −0.5%
1968 772 −4.1%
1975 832 +7.8%
1982 1,029 +23.7%
1990 1,241 +20.6%
1999 1,279 +3.1%
2009 1,365 +6.7%

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