- a department in central France. 2630 sq. mi. (6810 sq. km). Capital: Orléans.
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What we say of the Loiret and the Yonne might be said of all the departments.Napoleon the Little
The proprietors of the Loiret avenged the fright of their fellow-proprietors of the Nièvre.
Elected deputy to the Assembly for the department of Loiret, he made his first speech in January 1792.
At Dordives (Loiret) the Communards planted a poplar surmounted by the red flag in front of the mairie.
Further up, the valley again contracts, until the Gorge de Loiret is passed.The Huguenots in France
- a department of central France, in Centre region. Capital: Orléans. Pop: 629 377 (2003 est). Area: 6812 sq km (2657 sq miles)
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