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Title: Crissay-sur-Manse  
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Subject: Communes of the Indre-et-Loire department, Arrondissement of Chinon, Les Plus Beaux Villages de France
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Coordinates: 47°09′03″N 0°29′19″E / 47.1508°N 0.4886°E / 47.1508; 0.4886Coordinates: 47°09′03″N 0°29′19″E / 47.1508°N 0.4886°E / 47.1508; 0.4886

Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chinon
Canton L'Île-Bouchard
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Troubat
 • Land1 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 120
 • Population2 density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37090 / 37220
Elevation 44–120 m (144–394 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.

Crissay-sur-Manse is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. It is one of the 'most beautiful villages of France' (an official category). The houses are made from white limestome, with mullioned windows. The village is located on the Manse river.



In 2010 it contained two restaurants. There are walking trails and picnic areas signposted in the town.

See also


  • INSEE commune file
  • Most Beautiful Villages of France website
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