Saint-Aignan, Loir-et-Cher

Saint-Aignan sur Cher

Saint-Aignan seen from the bank of the Cher River

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Saint-Aignan sur Cher

Coordinates: 47°16′10″N 1°22′36″E / 47.2694°N 1.3767°E / 47.2694; 1.3767Coordinates: 47°16′10″N 1°22′36″E / 47.2694°N 1.3767°E / 47.2694; 1.3767
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Arrondissement Romorantin-Lanthenay
Canton Saint-Aignan
  Mayor (2008-2014) Jean-Michel Billon
Area1 18.48 km2 (7.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,542
  Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 41198 / 41110
Elevation 64–164 m (210–538 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

Saint-Aignan is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department of central France.


Saint-Aignan is situated on the Cher River. The nearest town of more than 40,000 inhabitants is Blois.


Saint-Aignan is known for its quiet nature, its gastronomic products, its castle and church and also its history. In the commune is located the ZooParc de Beauval.

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