Thou, Loiret

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Coordinates: 47°34′51″N2°54′40″E / 47.5808°N 2.9111°E / 47.5808; 2.9111 Coordinates: 47°34′51″N2°54′40″E / 47.5808°N 2.9111°E / 47.5808; 2.9111
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Montargis
Canton Gien
Intercommunality Berry Loire Puisaye
Government
  Mayor (20012008) Jean-Claude Montagne
Area
1
15.16 km2 (5.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
229
  Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
45323 /45420
Elevation143–196 m (469–643 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Thou is a commune in the Loiret department of the Centre-Val de Loire region in north-central France.

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Architecture

Despite its size, Thou features many castles of various centuries:

Economy

As a rural commune, Thou is strongly agricultural with cattle and poultry farming and cereal crops. There is also a hôtel-restaurant, a garage and most importantly a local metalwork industry, Thou Industrie / Beaulieu Industrie.

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.