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Loir-et-Cher (Department, France)

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[General Council Loir et Cher]by Philippe-Pierre Darras

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Administrative data

Code: 41
Region: Centre
Traditional provinces: Orléanais, Touraine
Bordering departments: Cher, Eure-et-Loir, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, Loiret, Sarthe

Area: 6,343 km2
Population (1995): 312,500 inhabitants

Préfecture: Blois
Sous-préfectures: Romorantin-Lanthenay, Vendôme
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 30 cantons, 291 communes.

The department is named after the rivers Loir (311 km), tributary of Sarthe, and Cher (350 km), tributary of Loire.