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Lorris coat of arms
Lorris (France)
region Center-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Montargis
Canton Lorris (main town)
Community association Canaux et Forêts en Gâtinais
Coordinates 47 ° 53 '  N , 2 ° 31'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 53 '  N , 2 ° 31'  E
height 114-173 m
surface 44.91 km 2
Residents 2,943 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 66 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 45260
INSEE code
Website http://www.lorris.fr/

Lorris Town Hall

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Lorris is a commune with 2,943 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Loiret in the region Center-Val de Loire . It is the administrative seat of the eponymous canton of Lorris in the arrondissement of Montargis . The inhabitants are called Lorrissois .


Lorris is located around 20 kilometers southwest of Montargis on the northern edge of the Massif de Lorris , as the eastern branch of the Forêt d'Orléans is called here. Lorris is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Noyers in the north, La Cour-Marigny in the east, Montereau in the southeast, Les Bordes in the south and southwest, Bray-en-Val in the southwest, Vieilles-Maisons-sur-Joudry in the west and Coudroy in the northwest. The main town lies on the Poterie river , and the Limetin runs to the east of the municipality . In addition, the Rigole de Courpalet irrigation canal crosses the southern municipal area, which serves to supply water to the former canal Canal d'Orléans , which runs through the neighboring municipalities to the west.

The former route nationale 451 runs through the municipality .

Population development

1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2012
1,897 2,170 2,265 2,556 2,620 2,674 2,815 3,034


Bell tower of the Notre-Dame church
  • Notre-Dame church, Romanesque church building from the 12th century, Monument historique
  • Market hall from the 12th century, rebuilt in 1992 based on the example of the 15th and 19th centuries, monument historique since 1987
  • City Hall, Monument historique
  • Musée de la Résistance et de la Déportation , Museum of the resistance movement in the Loiret and Lorris
Market hall


Web links

Commons : Lorris  - collection of images, videos and audio files