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Where is Tours, France Located?

Tours is a city in central France, situated in the Centre-Val de Loire region. It is the capital of the Indre-et-Loire department. Geographically, Tours is located along the Loire River, approximately 240 kilometers (149 miles) southwest of Paris. The city is known for its historical and cultural heritage, including medieval architecture, the Tours Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Gatien de Tours), and the Place Plumereau, a charming medieval square with timber-framed houses.

Tours Location Map, France

RegionCentre-Val de Loire
Coordinates47°23′37″N 0°41′21″E
Area34.7 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
Population 137,850
Density4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tourangeau (masculine), Tourangelle (feminine)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code37261 /37000, 37100, 37200
Elevation44-119 m (144-390 ft)