Tavers

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Tavers
Commune
The school in Tavers
The school in Tavers
Tavers is located in France
Tavers
Tavers
Coordinates: 47°45′33″N 1°36′50″E / 47.7592°N 1.6139°E / 47.7592; 1.6139Coordinates: 47°45′33″N 1°36′50″E / 47.7592°N 1.6139°E / 47.7592; 1.6139
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Beaugency
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Billard
Area1 22.62 km2 (8.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,284
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45317 /45190
Elevation 75–119 m (246–390 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.

Tavers is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

Local Culture and Heritage[edit]

Sites and Monuments[edit]

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  • Several dolmens are located on the town: the rotating stone ("la pierre tournante"), the stone of green Galant, the Clos du ver.
  • Wash houses and mills;
  • The Church of St. John the Baptist the nineteenth siecle;
  • The chapel and fountain St. Anthony fifteenth siècle;
  • The viaduct ferroviaire
  • The blue waters, sources from groundwater resurgence of Beauce and Loire, sometimes causing bouillon; the blue and translucent appearance of the water is due to a very weak mineralization.

Sites and remarkable landscapes[edit]

  • On 30 November 2000, the Loire Valley, in its middle reaches of Sully-sur-Loire (Loiret) to Chalonnes-sur-Loire (Maine-et-Loire), is inscribed on the World Heritage List of the organization of United Nations educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a "cultural landscape". This listing recognizes the site of "Outstanding Universal Value" based on the density of its monumental, architectural and urban interest of the river landscape and the exceptional quality of the landscape inherited expressions of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. Any deterioration in O.U.V. is considered a loss to the memory of the Humanité. The prefect of the Centre region, coordinator Prefect, approved the management plan for the Loire Valley World Heritage by order dated November 15, 2012. Thirty-five towns in the Loiret are concernées, including Tavers who bangs his included territory and the rest in zone.

Natural Heritage[edit]

Natura 2000 sites Natura 2000 is a European ecological network of natural sites of ecological interest developed from the Directives 'Habitats' and 'Birds'. This network consists of Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and Special Protection Areas (SPAs). In areas of the network, Member States undertake to maintain a favorable conservation status of habitat types and species concerned, through regulatory, administrative or contractual. The aim is to promote appropriate management of habitats while taking into account economic, social and cultural requirements and regional and local characteristics of each Member State. human activities are not prohibited, provided that these do not undermine significantly the favorable conservation status of habitats and species concernés. Natura 2000 sites present on the municipal territory of Tavers are among two.

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