Saint-Martin-des-Bois

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Saint-Martin-des-Bois
Commune
Church of Saint-Martin
Church of Saint-Martin
Coat of arms of Saint-Martin-des-Bois
Coat of arms
Saint-Martin-des-Bois is located in France
Saint-Martin-des-Bois
Saint-Martin-des-Bois
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Saint-Martin-des-Bois is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saint-Martin-des-Bois
Saint-Martin-des-Bois
Coordinates: 47°43′24″N 0°49′41″E / 47.7233°N 0.8281°E / 47.7233; 0.8281Coordinates: 47°43′24″N 0°49′41″E / 47.7233°N 0.8281°E / 47.7233; 0.8281
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Vendôme
Canton Montoire-sur-le-Loir
Intercommunality Pays de Ronsard
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) David Corbeau
Area1 36.4 km2 (14.1 sq mi)
Population (2015)2 601
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 41225 /41800
Elevation 60–156 m (197–512 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-Martin-des-Bois is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793562—    
1806545−3.0%
1821958+75.8%
18311,054+10.0%
18411,027−2.6%
18511,027+0.0%
1861974−5.2%
1872929−4.6%
1881996+7.2%
18911,016+2.0%
19011,005−1.1%
1911965−4.0%
1921907−6.0%
1931898−1.0%
1946837−6.8%
1954750−10.4%
1962760+1.3%
1968755−0.7%
1975686−9.1%
1982603−12.1%
1990597−1.0%
1999589−1.3%
2006596+1.2%
2015601+0.8%

Sights[edit]

The Benedictine abbey of Saint-Georges des Bois is adjacent to the village centre. The historic church of St. Martin possesses an open narthex.

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