Blois

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Blois
Panoramic view of Blois on the Loire River
Panoramic view of Blois on the Loire River
Blois is located in Fraunce
Blois
Blois
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
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Coordinates: 47°35′38″N 1°19′41″E / 47.5939°N 1.3281°E / 47.5939; 1.3281Coordinates: 47°35′38″N 1°19′41″E / 47.5939°N 1.3281°E / 47.5939; 1.3281
KintraFraunce
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepairtmentLoir-et-Cher
ArrondissementBlois
CantonBlois-1, 2 and 3 and Vineuil
IntercommunalityBlois
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Marc Gricourt (PS)
Area
1
37.46 km2 (14.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2
47,524
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bloisian
French: Blésois(e)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
41018 /41000
Elevation63–135 m (207–443 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Blois (French pronunciation: [blwa] ( listen)) is the caipital ceety o Loir-et-Cher depairtment in Centre-Val de Loire, Fraunce, locatit on the banks o the lawer river Loire between Orléans an Tours.