Romorantin-Lanthenay

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Romorantin-Lanthenay
Town centre on the river Sauldre
Town centre on the river Sauldre
Coat of arms of Romorantin-Lanthenay
Coat of arms
Romorantin-Lanthenay is located in France
Romorantin-Lanthenay
Romorantin-Lanthenay
Location within Centre-Val de Loire region
Romorantin-Lanthenay is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Romorantin-Lanthenay
Romorantin-Lanthenay
Coordinates: 47°12′48″N 1°26′37″E / 47.2132°N 1.4437°E / 47.2132; 1.4437Coordinates: 47°12′48″N 1°26′37″E / 47.2132°N 1.4437°E / 47.2132; 1.4437
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoir-et-Cher
Area
1
45.31 km2 (17.49 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
16,746
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
41194 /41200
Elevation84–121 m (276–397 ft)
(avg. 88 m or 289 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Romorantin-Lanthenay is a commune in the Loir-et-Cher department. About 17,000 people live there. Every year during the last weekend in October, a cuisine festival is held; First held in 1978, "Les Journées Gastronomiques de Sologne" now attracts around 13,000 visitors.