Saint-Martin-des-Bois

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Saint-Martin-des-Bois
The church of Saint-Martin, in Saint-Martin-des-Bois
The church of Saint-Martin, in Saint-Martin-des-Bois
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
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 (2008–2014) Gilbert Moyer
Area1 36.4 km2 (14.1 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 589
 • Density 16/km2 (42/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. 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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