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Loiret (France)

LC control no.n 81119936
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingLoiret (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Loiret
Variant(s)Loiret, France (Dept.)
Département du Loiret (France)
See alsoOrléanais (France)
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Beginning date1790-03-04
Associated countryFrance
Associated placeMontargis (France) Pithiviers (France)
Centre-Val de Loire (France)
LocatedOrléans (France)
Found inBGN, 10/9/81 (Département du Loiret [Loiret-brief], ADM1, 47°55ʹN, 2°30ʹE)
GEOnet, 27 October 2017 (Département du Loiret (approved); Loiret (short); geopolitical entity name: France; first-order administrative division name: Centre-Val de Loire; 47° 55ʹ 00ʺ N, 002° 20ʹ 00ʺ E; 47.916667 [N], 2.333333 [E]; second-order administrative division)
Wikipedia, 23 October 2017: Loiret (Loiret; department in north-central France; named after the river Loiret, a tributary of the Loire located wholly within the department; capital of the department: Orléans; one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790, by order of the National Constituent Assembly; was historically in the province of Orléans in north central France, and along with the departments of Loir-et-Cher and Eure-et-Loir now forms the region Centre-Val de Loire; prefecture: Orléans; subprefectures: Montargis, Pithiviers; 47° 55ʹ 0ʺ N, 2° 10ʹ 0ʺ E; 47.916667 [N], 2.166667 [E])
Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre, 7 July 2017: Orléanais (Orléanais; historical and cultural region of France, corresponding to the former province, whose capital is Orléans; also constituted a former county then a duchy; divided today among different départements: corresponds to the major parts of Loiret and Loir-et-Cher, and also extends into Cher, l'Yonne, l'Eure-et-Loir, l'Essonne, la Seine-et-Marne, l'Indre-et-Loire, les Yvelines, and la Sarthe; in 1790, broken up into départements)
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