Lunay

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Lunay
Church of Saint-Martin
Church of Saint-Martin
Coat of arms of Lunay
Coat of arms
Lunay is located in France
Lunay
Lunay
Coordinates: 47°48′36″N 0°54′57″E / 47.81°N 0.9158°E / 47.81; 0.9158Coordinates: 47°48′36″N 0°54′57″E / 47.81°N 0.9158°E / 47.81; 0.9158
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Vendôme
Canton Savigny-sur-Braye
Intercommunality Pays de Vendôme
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Francis Hémon
Area1 38.63 km2 (14.92 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,284
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 41120 /41360
Elevation 66–156 m (217–512 ft)
(avg. 69 m or 226 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Lunay is located 15 km (9.3 mi) west of the city of Vendôme, in the northwest of the département and 180 km southwest of Paris. The Loir River flows along the east and south edges of the commune for 8 km.

Lunay is bordered by Thoré-la-Rochette, Mazangé, Fortan, Savigny-sur-Braye, Fontaine-les-Coteaux, Montoire-sur-le-Loir, Les Roches-l'Évêque, and Saint-Rimay.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1831 1,596 —    
1901 1,569 −1.7%
1954 1,142 −27.2%
1962 937 −18.0%
1968 1,011 +7.9%
1975 1,007 −0.4%
1982 1,207 +19.9%
1990 1,213 +0.5%
1999 1,293 +6.6%
2008 1,344 +3.9%
2913 1,274 −5.2%

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