Indre, Loire-Atlantique

Indre is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Indre

Endrez/Antr
The River Loire at Basse-Indre

Coat of arms
Location of Indre
Indre
Indre
Coordinates: 47°11′58″N 1°40′12″W
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementNantes
CantonSaint-Herblain-1
IntercommunalityNantes Métropole
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Jean-Luc Le Drenn (Socialist Party)
Area
1
4.72 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,960
  Density840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44074 /44610 (Basse-Indre and Haut-indre), 44620 (Indret)
Dialling codes02
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Etymology

The name Indre, pronounced [ɛ̃dʁ] in French, derives from that of Latin Antrum. The city was called Antrum and Antrinse monasterium in 840, Andra in 1144 was renamed Aindre and Indre.

The inhabitants of Indre are known in French as indrais .

Administration

Mayors

List of mayors of Indre[2][3]
PériodeIdentitéPartiQualité
Mathurin Buet
?- 1812 - ?Pierre Fauluy
1871[4]Victor Boquien
21 January 1878Victor Boquien
21 January 1878 - 23 January 1881Victor Boquien
23 January 1881 - 14 May 1884Victor Boquien
14 May 1884 - 20 May 1888Victor Boquien
20 May 1888 - 15 May 1892Victor Boquien
15 May 1892 - 11 May 1896Victor Boquien
11 May 1896 - 20 May 1900Victor Boquien
20 May 1900 - 15 May 1904Victor Boquien
15 May 1904Victor Boquien
24 March 1907Jules Dupuy
17 May 1908 - 19 May 1912Joseph Déjoie
19 May 1912 -Joseph Déjoie
23 June 1921-Henri Michel
Période inconnueFélix GuyotSFIO
March 2001 - June 2006Alcide Maquaire (Haut-Indre)PS
June 2006 - March 2008Jean-Luc Le Drenn (Haut-Indre)Divers gauche
March 2008 -Jean-Luc Le Drenn (Haut-Indre)Divers gauche

Church

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. francegenweb.org, List of mayors of Indre
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-24. Retrieved 2009-06-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. (in French)Répertoire général de bio-bibliographie bretonne - editor J. Plihon - René Pocard du Cosquer de Kerviler, Louis Marie Chauffier


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