Mennetou-sur-Cher

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Mennetou-sur-Cher
The Joan of Arc gate
The Joan of Arc gate
Coat of arms of Mennetou-sur-Cher
Coat of arms
Mennetou-sur-Cher is located in France
Mennetou-sur-Cher
Mennetou-sur-Cher
Coordinates: 47°16′14″N 1°52′00″E / 47.2706°N 1.8667°E / 47.2706; 1.8667Coordinates: 47°16′14″N 1°52′00″E / 47.2706°N 1.8667°E / 47.2706; 1.8667
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Romorantin-Lanthenay
Canton Mennetou-sur-Cher
Intercommunality Romorantinais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Christophe Thorin
Area1 16.26 km2 (6.28 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 888
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 41135 / 41320
Elevation 85–136 m (279–446 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 797 —    
1806 751 −5.8%
1821 816 +8.7%
1831 885 +8.5%
1841 858 −3.1%
1851 947 +10.4%
1861 926 −2.2%
1872 1,066 +15.1%
1881 1,012 −5.1%
1891 1,060 +4.7%
1901 1,057 −0.3%
1911 1,079 +2.1%
1921 922 −14.6%
1931 942 +2.2%
1946 880 −6.6%
1954 908 +3.2%
1962 950 +4.6%
1968 967 +1.8%
1975 984 +1.8%
1982 900 −8.5%
1990 827 −8.1%
1999 903 +9.2%
2008 874 −3.2%
2014 888 +1.6%

Personalities[edit]

The writer Michel Breitman (1926–2009) was born in Mennetou-sur-Cher.

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