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Title: Pont-de-Ruan  
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Subject: Communes of the Indre-et-Loire department, Arrondissement of Tours, List of medieval bridges in France
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Coordinates: 47°15′41″N 0°34′36″E / 47.2614°N 0.5767°E / 47.2614; 0.5767Coordinates: 47°15′41″N 0°34′36″E / 47.2614°N 0.5767°E / 47.2614; 0.5767

Country France
Region Centre
Department Indre-et-Loire
Arrondissement Tours
Canton Montbazon
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michelle Duvault
 • Land1 5.74 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 838
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 37186 / 37260
Elevation 46–94 m (151–308 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.

Pont-de-Ruan is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

It is known for picturesque water mills and goat cheese, and Balzac champions its beauty in The Lily of the Valley.


See also


  • INSEE commune file
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