Préaux, Indre

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Préaux
The town hall in Préaux
The town hall in Préaux
Préaux is located in France
Préaux
Préaux
Coordinates: 47°01′19″N 1°17′36″E / 47.0219°N 1.2933°E / 47.0219; 1.2933Coordinates: 47°01′19″N 1°17′36″E / 47.0219°N 1.2933°E / 47.0219; 1.2933
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre
Arrondissement Châteauroux
Canton Écueillé
Intercommunality Pays d'Écueillé
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Simon
Area1 32.54 km2 (12.56 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 163
 • Density 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 36166 /36240
Elevation 124–194 m (407–636 ft)
(avg. 146 m or 479 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.

Préaux is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The village lies on the left bank of the Indrois, which flows northwest through the southern part of the commune and forms part of its western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 442 —    
1800 453 +2.5%
1806 477 +5.3%
1821 496 +4.0%
1831 497 +0.2%
1836 511 +2.8%
1841 475 −7.0%
1846 510 +7.4%
1851 538 +5.5%
1856 581 +8.0%
1861 596 +2.6%
1866 600 +0.7%
1872 648 +8.0%
1876 705 +8.8%
1881 649 −7.9%
1886 646 −0.5%
1891 712 +10.2%
1896 706 −0.8%
1901 690 −2.3%
1906 660 −4.3%
1911 689 +4.4%
1921 627 −9.0%
1926 602 −4.0%
1931 573 −4.8%
1936 578 +0.9%
1946 521 −9.9%
1954 501 −3.8%
1962 427 −14.8%
1968 378 −11.5%
1975 332 −12.2%
1982 249 −25.0%
1990 227 −8.8%
1999 184 −18.9%
2009 163 −11.4%

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