|region||Center-Val de Loire|
|Canton||Lorris (main town)|
|Community association||Canaux et Forêts en Gâtinais|
|surface||44.91 km 2|
|Residents||2,943 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||66 inhabitants / km 2|
Lorris Town Hall
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 .
- 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
- Guillaume de Lorris (around 1200-around 1238), poet
- Eudes de Lorris (died 1274), Bishop of Bayeux
- Félix du Temple (1823–1890), naval officer, brigadier general, aviation pioneer