|Coat of arms of the Loir-et-Cher department|
|President of the General Council:||Maurice Leroy|
|Land area¹:||6343 km²|
|¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km². The term administration, as used in the context of Government, differs according to Jurisdiction. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division France is divided into 26 regions or régions (in French of which 21 are in continental Metropolitan France, one is the island of Corsica, Centre is one of the 26 regions of France, located towards the northwest of the actual centre of the country A prefecture ( préfecture) in France can refer to: the Chef-lieu de département, the town in which the administration of a ''département'' Blois is a city and commune in France, the Préfecture (capital of the Loir-et-Cher département, situated Subprefectures (sous-préfectures are the administrative towns of arrondissements in France that do not contain the prefecture for its department. Romorantin-Lanthenay is a commune of the Loir-et-Cher département, in France. Vendôme is a commune of north-central France. Administration Vendôme is the capital of the Arrondissement of Vendôme in the The 100 French departments are divided into 342 arrondissements, which may be translated into English as districts. The 3 arrondissements of the Loir-et-Cher department are Arrondissement of Blois, ( prefecture of the Loir-et-Cher department The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's 341 arrondissements and 100 departments. The following is a list of the 30 cantons of the Loir-et-Cher department, in France, sorted by arrondissement: Arrondissement The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. The following is a list of the 291 communes of the Loir-et-Cher département, in France. In France, the President of the General Council (French Président du conseil général) is the locally-elected head of the General Council, the assembly The Union for French Democracy ( Union pour la Démocratie Française, UDF was a French centrist Political party. As of January 1, 2008, 64473140 people live in the French Republic. To help compare Orders of magnitude of different geographical regions we list here areas between 1000 km2 and 10000 km2 An estuary is a semi-enclosed Coastal body of Water with one or more Rivers or Streams flowing into it and with a free connection to the open|
Loir-et-Cher is a department in north-central France named after the rivers Loir and Cher. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The Loir is a River in western France. It is a left tributary of the Sarthe River. The Cher is a River in central France, left tributary to the river Loire.
Loir-et-Cher is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. The French Revolution (1789–1799 was a period of political and social upheaval in the History of France, during which the French governmental structure previously an Events 51 - Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title Princeps iuventutis (head of the youth Year 1790 ( MDCCXC) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year It was created from parts of the former provinces of Orléanais and Touraine. Orléanais is a former Province of France, around the cities of Orléans, Chartres, and Blois. Touraine may also refer to Alain Touraine, French sociologist
Loir-et-Cher is part of the current region of Centre (Val de Loire) and is surrounded by the departments of Eure-et-Loir, Loiret, Cher, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, and Sarthe. Centre is one of the 26 regions of France, located towards the northwest of the actual centre of the country Eure-et-Loir is a French department, named after the Eure and Loir rivers Loiret is a department in north-central France named after the Loiret River. Cher ( Occitan: Char) is an administrative department located in the centre of France. Indre is a department in the center of France named after the Indre River. Indre-et-Loire is a department in west-central France named after the Indre and the Loire rivers Sarthe (saʁt is a French department, named after the Sarthe River.
Its main rivers are the Loire, on which its prefecture (capital) Blois is situated, the Loir and the Cher. The Loire River (lwaʁ in French) is the longest River in France. A prefecture ( préfecture) in France can refer to: the Chef-lieu de département, the town in which the administration of a ''département'' Blois is a city and commune in France, the Préfecture (capital of the Loir-et-Cher département, situated The Loir is a River in western France. It is a left tributary of the Sarthe River. The Cher is a River in central France, left tributary to the river Loire.
The inhabitants of the department are called Loir-et-Chériens.
Loir-et-Cher has a number of historic castles, including the following: