Loir-et-Cher

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Loir-et-Cher
département
Prefectur biggin o the Loir-et-Cher depairtment, in Blois
Prefectur biggin o the Loir-et-Cher depairtment, in Blois
Coat o airms o Loir-et-Cher
Coat o airms
Location o Loir-et-Cher in Fraunce
Location o Loir-et-Cher in Fraunce
Coordinates: 47°16′N 00°40′E / 47.267°N 0.667°E / 47.267; 0.667Coordinates: 47°16′N 00°40′E / 47.267°N 0.667°E / 47.267; 0.667
KintraFraunce
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
PrefecturBlois
SubprefectursRomorantin-Lanthenay
Vendôme
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilJean-Luc Brindeau (Nouveau Centre)
Area
 • Total6,343 km2 (2,449 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot331,656
 • Rank69t
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer41
Arrondissements3
Cantons15
Communes291
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Loir-et-Cher (French pronunciation: ​[lwa.ʁ‿e.ʃɛʁ]) is a French depairtment based in the Centre-Val de Loire region.