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Orléanais (France)

LC control no.n 83010417
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Geographic headingOrléanais (France)
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Geographic subdivision usageFrance--Orléanais
Variant(s)Orléannais (France)
Orléans (France : Bailliage)
Orléans (France : Duchy)
Orléanois (France)
Orléans (France : County)
Orléans (France : Généralité)
Province orléanaise (France)
Province de l'Orléanais (France)
Duché d'Orléans (France)
Comté d'Orléans (France)
Généralité d'Orléans (France)
Pagus Aurelianensis (France)
Ending date1790-03-04
Associated countryFrance
Associated placeLoiret (France) Loir-et-Cher (France) Cher (France) Yonne (France) Eure-et-Loir (France) Sarthe (France) Indre-et-Loire (France) Yvelines (France) Essonne (France) Seine-et-Marne (France)
LocatedOrléans (France)
Special noteOld catalog heading: Orléanais, France
Valid for use as a name authorized access point only for periods prior to 4 March 1790, when the territory of the Province de l'Orléanais was divided into parts of 10 départements.
Found inBGN, 4/21/82 (Orléanais; rgn; 47°50ʹN, 2°00ʹE; variant: Orléannais)
Petit Robert, 1974 (Orléanais; ancient Frank. kingdom; county under Carolingiens; "rattaché déf. au domaine royal 1626")
Nouv. pet. Larousse en coul., 1968 (Orléanais; anc. prov. of France)
Its Assemblée provinciale. Procès-verbal des séances de l'Assemblée provinciale de l'Orléanois [France], 1787.
GEOnet, 30 October 2017 (Orléanais (approved); variant: Orléannais; geopolitical entity name: France; first-order administrative division name: France (general); 47° 50ʹ 00ʺ N, 002° 20ʹ 00ʺ E; 47.833333 [N], 2 [E]; region)
Philipon de La Madelaine, V. L'Orléanais, 1845, viewed online 7 July 2017: title page (L'Orléanais. Histoire des ducs et du duché d'Orléans, comprenant l'histoire et la description de la Beauce, du pays Chartrain, du Biésois, du Vendomois, du Gatinais, du Perche, et de ce qui constituait l'ancienne généralité d'Orléans) preface, page v (la province orléanaise) page iv (généralité d'Orléans covered the dioceses of Orléans, Chartres, and Blois, with parts of the dioceses of Sens, Auxerre, Bourges, Tours, and Le Mans; administration of justice was divided into 4 bailliages or sénéchaussées, whose presidents resided in the cities of Blois, Chartres, Orléans, and Montargis) page 38 (during the time of Pepin [King of the Franks, died 768], there was a Samson, duc d'Orléans; Raho, Samson's second son, was retained by Charlemagne as comte d'Orléans)
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; combined numerous different regions, such as la Beauce, la Puisaye, la Sologne, le Gâtinais, le Blaisois, and le Vendômois; 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 terms of modern regions, forms a large part of Centre-Val de Loire, as well as parts of la Bourgogne, l'Île-de-France, and les Pays de la Loire; appeared as a county in the 9th century, under Adrien d'Orléans; became a duchy in 1344, under the family of Orléans, and became part of the royal domain in 1498; in 1790, broken up into départements)
Wikipedia, 7 July 2017: Orléanais (Orléanais, a former province of France, around the cities of Orléans -- its main city and traditional capital -- Chartres, and Blois; lay on both banks of the Loire; it was named as the country around Orléans, the pagus Aurelianensis; for ecclesiastical purposes, it formed the diocese of Orléans; in a geographical sense the region around Orléans is sometimes known as the Orléanais, but this is somewhat smaller than the former province)
Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre, 7 July 2017: Liste historique des comtés de France (Comté d'Orléans; later Duché d'Orléans)
Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre, 7 July 2017: Généralité d'Orléans (Généralité d'Orléans; former French administrative division; it constituted one of 36 généralités of France under Ancien Régime and corresponded approximately to the province de l'Orléanais)
Wikipedia, 23 October 2017: Loiret (Loiret; a department in north-central France; named after the river Loiret, a tributary of the Loire that is located wholly within the department; capital of the department: Orléans; one of the original 83 departments that was 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])
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