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The departement has an official coat of arms which is a variant of
the banner of arms of Berry.
The General Council does not have a specific flag.
Pascal Vagnat, 21 February 1999
Traditional provinces: Berry, Touraine, Poitou, Marche
Bordering departments: Cher, Creuse, Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, Vienne, Haute-Vienne
Area: 6,791 km2
Population (1995): 234,400 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Le Blanc, La Châtre, Issoudun
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 26 cantons, 247 communes.
The department is named after the river Indre (265 km), tributary of.Loire.