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Monts, Indre-et-Loire

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Monts, Indre-et-Loire


Coordinates: 47°16′41″N 0°37′31″E / 47.2781°N 0.6253°E / 47.2781; 0.6253Coordinates: 47°16′41″N 0°37′31″E / 47.2781°N 0.6253°E / 47.2781; 0.6253

Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Montbazon
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Durand
 • Land1 27.28 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 6,895
 • Population2 density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37159 / 37260
Elevation 47–99 m (154–325 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.

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

It was here at the Château de Candé on 3 June 1937 that The Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, married the twice-divorced Wallis Warfield Simpson for whom he had abdicated the throne of England.


See also


  • INSEE commune file
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