Saint-Aignan, Loir-et-Cher

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Saint-Aignan sur Cher
Commune
Saint-Aignan seen from the bank of the Cher River
Saint-Aignan seen from the bank of the Cher River
Coat of arms of Saint-Aignan sur Cher
Coat of arms
Saint-Aignan sur Cher is located in France
Saint-Aignan sur Cher
Saint-Aignan sur Cher
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Saint-Aignan sur Cher is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saint-Aignan sur Cher
Saint-Aignan sur Cher
Coordinates: 47°16′10″N 1°22′36″E / 47.2694°N 1.3767°E / 47.2694; 1.3767Coordinates: 47°16′10″N 1°22′36″E / 47.2694°N 1.3767°E / 47.2694; 1.3767
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Romorantin-Lanthenay
Canton Saint-Aignan
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Éric Carnat
Area1 18.48 km2 (7.14 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 2,898
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 41198 /41110
Elevation 64–164 m (210–538 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Saint-Aignan is situated on the Cher River. The nearest town of more than 40,000 inhabitants is Blois.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,341—    
18062,597+10.9%
18212,845+9.5%
18312,772−2.6%
18413,049+10.0%
18513,434+12.6%
18613,600+4.8%
18723,393−5.8%
18813,337−1.7%
18913,301−1.1%
19013,208−2.8%
19112,992−6.7%
19212,724−9.0%
19312,667−2.1%
19462,649−0.7%
19542,670+0.8%
19623,029+13.4%
19683,445+13.7%
19753,602+4.6%
19823,600−0.1%
19903,672+2.0%
19993,542−3.5%
20073,209−9.4%
20142,898−9.7%

Features[edit]

Saint-Aignan is known for its quiet nature, its gastronomic products, its castle and church and also its history. In the commune is located the ZooParc de Beauval.

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