Luynes, Indre-et-Loire

Luynes (French: [lɥin] (About this soundlisten)) is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

Luynes
Luynes seen from the castle
Luynes seen from the castle
Coat of arms of Luynes
Coat of arms
Location of Luynes
Luynes is located in France
Luynes
Luynes
Luynes is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Luynes
Luynes
Coordinates: 47°23′28″N 0°33′19″E / 47.3911°N 0.5552°E / 47.3911; 0.5552Coordinates: 47°23′28″N 0°33′19″E / 47.3911°N 0.5552°E / 47.3911; 0.5552
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentIndre-et-Loire
ArrondissementTours
CantonSaint-Cyr-sur-Loire
IntercommunalityTours Métropole Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Bertrand Ritouret
Area
1
34.01 km2 (13.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
5,097
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
37139 /37230
Elevation39–105 m (128–344 ft)
Websiteluynes.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,136—    
18002,169+1.5%
18062,096−3.4%
18212,004−4.4%
18312,165+8.0%
18362,098−3.1%
18412,003−4.5%
18462,187+9.2%
18512,127−2.7%
18562,109−0.8%
18612,057−2.5%
18662,047−0.5%
18721,981−3.2%
18761,970−0.6%
18811,992+1.1%
18862,014+1.1%
18911,948−3.3%
18961,948+0.0%
19011,846−5.2%
19061,869+1.2%
19111,734−7.2%
19211,530−11.8%
19261,551+1.4%
19311,517−2.2%
19361,533+1.1%
19461,663+8.5%
19541,688+1.5%
19621,699+0.7%
19681,948+14.7%
19752,614+34.2%
19823,834+46.7%
19904,128+7.7%
19994,501+9.0%
20065,002+11.1%
20095,025+0.5%

SightsEdit

The Castle of Luynes has been registered as a historic site since 1926.[2] The construction started in the 13th century, and the building was redesigned in the 15th and 17th century.

 
Luynes Aqueduct

A Roman aqueduct which carried water to Tours is visible as a series of piers, some still connected by arches, where it crosses a small valley between Luynes and Fondettes.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Base Mérimée: PA00097847, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
  3. ^ Roman France, Knight, Jeremy (2001) ISBN 0 7524 1915 3, p. 60

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