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Saint-Pierre-des-Corps

 

Saint-Pierre-des-Corps

Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
Saint-Pierre-des-Corps

Coordinates: 47°23′29″N 0°43′44″E / 47.3914°N 0.7289°E / 47.3914; 0.7289Coordinates: 47°23′29″N 0°43′44″E / 47.3914°N 0.7289°E / 47.3914; 0.7289

Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Saint-Pierre-des-Corps
Intercommunality Tours Plus
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-France Beaufils
Area
 • Land1 11.28 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 15,370
 • Population2 density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37233 / 37700
Elevation 46–51 m (151–167 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-Pierre-des-Corps is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

Population

Transportation

Located on the eastern edge of Tours, it is a major hub in the French railway network, connecting the LGV Atlantique, used by high-speed trains traveling from Paris to Nantes, Bordeaux, and Toulouse. The station at Tours itself is a terminus station through which trains cannot pass, so trains that do not terminate at Tours tend to avoid it entirely, leaving Saint-Pierre-des-Corps as the principal long distance station for the entire metropolitan area.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file


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