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Coordinates: 47°50′50″N 2°44′34″E / 47.8472222222°N 2.74277777778°E / 47.8472222222; 2.74277777778

Commune of Nogent-sur-Vernisson

CP Nogent-sur-Vernisson vue générale.jpg
Vue générale de la ville sur une carte postale ancienne
Nogent-sur-Vernisson is located in France
Country France
Region Centre
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Montargis
Canton Châtillon-Coligny
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Châtillon-Coligny
Mayor Monique Piot
Elevation 109–150 m (360–490 ft)
Land area1 33.27 km2 (12.85 sq mi)
Population2 2,502  (2006)
 - Density 75 /km2 (190 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 45229/ 45290
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Nogent-sur-Vernisson is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

It has a population of approximately 2,000. The main employer in the town is the CIMRG plant which manufactures components for Renault cars and employs some 800 people.

Nogent-sur-Vernisson is the site of the Arboretum national des Barres. The town has a 12th century AD church of St Martin in which Pope Pius VII celebrated Mass while on his way to the coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804. There are also remains of walls from Roman times.


Points of interest

Twin towns

The town is twinned with Castleblayney in County Monaghan in Ireland.

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