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Town centre on the river Sauldre
Coat of arms of Romorantin-Lanthenay
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loir-et-Cher
Elevation 84–121 m (276–397 ft)
(avg. 88 m or 289 ft*)
Land area1 45.31 km2 (17.49 sq mi)
Population2 16,746  (2012)
 - Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 41194/ 41200
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.

Coordinates: 47°12′48″N 1°26′37″E / 47.2132°N 1.4437°E / 47.2132; 1.4437

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.

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