Indre-et-Loire


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Indre-et-Loire

(ăNdrālwär`), department (1990 pop. 532,100), N central France. It occupies most of TouraineTouraine
, region and former province (until the French Revolution), W central France, centering around Tours (the historic capital) and drained by the Loire, Cher, and Vienne rivers. Roughly coextensive with Indre-et-Loire dept.
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, and Tours is its capital.

Indre-et-Loire

 

a department in France, in the middle course of the Loire River. Area, 6,200 sq km. Population, 479,000 (1975). The capital of the department is Tours. Industry employs 22 percent of the economically active population, while agriculture employs 21 percent (1968). Industry is concentrated in Tours, mainly machine building, chemical production, printing, and food processing. Eyeglasses are manufactured in Amboise, and an atomic power plant is located in Chinon. Agriculture includes wine growing and vegetable and fruit cultivation. On the plateaus, wheat, forage crops, and potatoes are grown. Livestock is also raised. The cháteaus of the Loire attract many tourists.

Indre-et-Loire

a department of W central France in the Centre region: contains many famous ch?teaux along the Loire. Capital: Tours. Pop.: 563 062 (2003 est.). Area: 6158 sq. km (2402 sq. miles)
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Design contest: :Contest for project management for the reconstruction of the Ehpad Louise de la Vallire, located in Chteau-la-Vallire in Indre-et-Loire.
The project management contest is organized with a view to choosing a project for the reconstruction of the Ehpad Louise de la Vallire, located in Chteau-la-Vallire in Indre-et-Loire.
Contract notice: Operation of school transport services cher (18) and the indre-et-loire (37).
The Region Center Loire Valley, as the organizing authority for school transport, is launching a consultation for the operation of regular school transport services for the Cher (18) and Indre-et-Loire departments (37 ).
Contract notice:Provision of restaurant vouchers for the staff of the Indre-et-Loire Department.
maintenance and emergency interventions on expensive dikes downstream of Tours and the Loire in the Indre-et-Loire department.
Contract notice: Supply and transport of binder for coatings made by the County Board of ~ Indre-et-Loire.
Contract notice: Fighting habitat unworthy, thermal amelioration of housing, housing adaptation of a loss in the on battery on the department indre-et-loire from 2017 to 2019.