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Indre is a department in the centre of France named after the river Indre. The inhabitants of the department are called Indriens. Indre is part of the current region of Centre-Val de Loire and is surrounded by the departments of Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, Cher, Creuse, Vienne, and Haute-Vienne. The préfecture (capital) is Châteauroux and there are three subpréfectures at Le Blanc, La Châtre and Issoudun.

Indre (river)

The Indre is a river in central France, left tributary to the river Loire.

Its source is in the département Cher, near Préveranges. It flows through the départements Cher, Indre and Indre-et-Loire. It flows generally northwest, through the cities La Châtre, Châteauroux and Loches.

It joins the river Loire near the site of the nuclear power plant of Chinon, north of Avoine.

Its main tributary is the Indrois, which joins at Azay-sur-Indre.

Départements and towns along the river:

  • Cher
  • Indre: La Châtre, Châteauroux
  • Indre-et-Loire: Loches
Indre (disambiguation)
  • Indre is a department in the Centre region of France.
  • Indre, Loire-Atlantique is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique region of France.
  • Indrė is a Lithuanian female name.
  • InDRE abbreviates the Instituto de Diagnóstico y Referencia Epidemiológicos in Mexico City
  • Indre River

Usage examples of "indre".

We might compare these passages with a letter of July 10, 1836, in which she tells how she throws herself, all dressed as she is, into the Indre, and then continues her course through the sunny meadows, and with what voluptuousness she revels in all the joys of primitive life, and imagines herself living in the beautiful times of ancient Greece.

For a woman of sixty-eight to be able to bathe every day in the cold water of the Indre is a great deal.

It was he who first said in a sermon that the devil was not so black as he was painted, and who for Madame de Cande transformed partridges into fish saying that the perch of the Indre were partridges of the river, and, on the other hand, partridges perch in the air.

Near the Gue-droit, which is a valley leading to the Indre across the moors, our good vicar perceived a high toby.

The unknown struggle which goes on in a valley of the Indre between Mme.