Place:Loiret, France

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NameLoiret
TypeDépartement
Coordinates47.917°N 2.417°E
Located inFrance
Also located inCentre, France    
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Loiret is a department in north-central France.

The department is named after the river Loiret, a tributary of the Loire. The Loiret is located wholly within the department.

History

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Loiret is one of the original 83 departments that was created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. It was created from the former province of Orléanais.

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