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The road into Trôo
The road into Trôo
Coat of arms of Troo
Coat of arms
Troo is located in France
Coordinates: 47°46′40″N 0°47′55″E / 47.7778°N 0.7986°E / 47.7778; 0.7986Coordinates: 47°46′40″N 0°47′55″E / 47.7778°N 0.7986°E / 47.7778; 0.7986
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Vendôme
Canton Montoire-sur-le-Loir
Intercommunality Pays de Ronsard
 • Mayor Christiane Morin
Area1 14.19 km2 (5.48 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 301
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 41265 /41800
Elevation 58–154 m (190–505 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.

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

The village, which is partly troglodytic, is dominated by the collégiale or Saint Martin's church.

It overlooks the small church of Saint-Jacques-des-Guérets, known for its Romanesque wall paintings.


Trôo has a number of British residents and features in the poetry of Geoffrey Grigson.

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