Courtenay, Loiret


The town hall in Courtenay

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 48°02′23″N 3°03′22″E / 48.0397°N 3.0561°E / 48.0397; 3.0561Coordinates: 48°02′23″N 3°03′22″E / 48.0397°N 3.0561°E / 48.0397; 3.0561
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Montargis
Canton Courtenay
  Mayor (20082014) Francis Tisserand
Area1 50.13 km2 (19.36 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 4,075
  Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45115 / 45320
Elevation 137–186 m (449–610 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Courtenay is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France. Fortified by Athon, the first lord of Courtenay (Seigneur de Courtenay. The Noble house of Courtenay continued in France for many generations and eventually founded the Earls of Devon in England. It is the seat of the canton of Courtenay, which is part of the arrondissement of Montargis.[1]


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