Moret-sur-Loing (French pronunciation: [mɔʁɛ syʁ lwɛ̃], literally Moret on Loing) is a former commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. It is situated on the river Loing, close to its confluence with the Seine. Moret–Veneux-les-Sablons station has rail connections to Montargis, Melun, Montereau-Fault-Yonne, Laroche-Migennes and Paris.
Part of Moret-Loing-et-Orvanne
|4.94 km2 (1.91 sq mi)|
|• Density||850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||45–98 m (148–322 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Inhabitants of Moret-sur-Loing are called Morétains.
Moret-sur-Loing is twinned with:
- Alfred Sisley, painter, lived and died in Moret
- Sarah Tyson Hallowell, art curator, lived and died in Moret
- Harriet Hallowell, artist, lived and died in Moret
- Eliza Pratt Greatorex (1819-1897), American artist lived and died in Moret ("Les remparts", Rue des Fossés)
- Karl Cartier, (1855-1925), French painter.
- Marina Tsvetaïeva, Russian poet
- Prudent Pohl said Zanaroff, (1885-1966) painter
- George Grey Barnard, (1863-1938), sculpteur and collector of medieval art had his atelier from 1903-1911 in Moret
- Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019, INSEE
- Arrêté préfectoral 29 October 2015 (in French)
- Official site (in French)
- 1999 Land Use, from IAURIF (Institute for Urban Planning and Development of the Paris-Île-de-France région) (in English)
- Base Mérimée: Search for heritage in the commune, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)