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Luynes, Indre-et-Loire

Luynes
Luynes seen from the castle
Luynes seen from the castle
Coat of arms of Luynes
Coat of arms
Luynes is located in France
Luynes
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Luynes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bertrand Ritouret
Area1 34.01 km2 (13.13 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 5,025
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37139 / 37230
Elevation 39–105 m (128–344 ft)
Website luynes.fr

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.

Luynes is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

Contents

  • Population 1
  • Sights 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Population

Sights

The Castle of Luynes has been registered as a historic site since 1926.[1] The construction started in the 13th century, and the building was redesigned in the 15th and 17th century.

Luynes Aqueduct

A Roman Aqueduct which carried water to Tours is visible as a series of piers, some still connected by arches, where it crosses a small valley between Luynes and Fondettes.[2]

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file
  1. ^ "Château de Luynes in the Base Mérimée database" (in Français).  
  2. ^ Roman France, Knight, Jeremy (2001) ISBN 0 7524 1915 3, p. 60


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