Last modified: 2005-12-24 by ivan sache
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Traditional provinces: Orléanais, Berry, Ile-de-France
Bordering departments: Cher, Eure-et-Loir, Loir-et-Cher, Nièvre, Seine-et-Marne, Yonne, Essonne
Area: 6,775 km2
Population (1995): 609,300 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Montargis, Pithiviers
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 41 cantons, 334 communes.
The department is named after the river Loiret (12 km), which is a reappearance of Loire.