Indre-et-Loire



[an-drey-lwar] /ɛ̃ dreɪˈlwar/

noun
1.
a department in W central France. 2378 sq. mi. (6160 sq. km).
Capital: Tours.
/French ɛ̃drelwar/
noun
1.
a department of W central France in the Centre region: contains many famous châteaux along the Loire. Capital: Tours. Pop: 563 062 (2003 est). Area: 6158 sq km (2402 sq miles)

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