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La Puisaye

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La Puisaye

La Puisaye
La Puisaye
La Puisaye

Coordinates: 48°36′35″N 0°57′25″E / 48.6097°N 0.9569°E / 48.6097; 0.9569Coordinates: 48°36′35″N 0°57′25″E / 48.6097°N 0.9569°E / 48.6097; 0.9569

Country France
Region Centre
Department Eure-et-Loir
Arrondissement Dreux
Canton Senonches
Intercommunality L'Orée du Perche
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger His
 • Land1 20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 250
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 28310 / 28250
Elevation 194–252 m (636–827 ft)
(avg. 236 m or 774 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.

La Puisaye is a commune in the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.



The Romans gave to the land of the Puisaye Podiacia name, due to unevenness of the surface that word (says the Encyclopedia) meaning a mountainous country It was a formerly covered with thick forests, and believed to have been the center "of Gaul, where the Francais It is believed that the name Puisaye or Puisaye from the lords whom he fell in sharing during the conquest of Gaul and the establishment of the monarchy. Although the conduct and the end of this major war against the king, were also glorious to Louis le Gros, the results were advantageous to him - himself and his descendants, it seems the false policy which brought modern historians to distort even the names of the leaders of the Confederacy.

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