Ancinnes

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Ancinnes
Ancinnes is located in France
Ancinnes
Ancinnes
Coordinates: 48°22′06″N 0°10′39″E / 48.3683°N 0.1775°E / 48.3683; 0.1775Coordinates: 48°22′06″N 0°10′39″E / 48.3683°N 0.1775°E / 48.3683; 0.1775
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Saint-Paterne
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Portes du Maine Normand
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Yves Pottier (DLR)
Area
 • Land1 27.21 km2 (10.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 899
 • Population2 density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72005 / 72610
Elevation 92–242 m (302–794 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.

Ancinnes is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.

It lies within the Parc naturel régional Normandie-Maine and is on the edge of the forest of Perseigne.

It is 8 km from Alençon, the capital of the Orne department and the nearest major town. The commune of Ancinnes has approximately 1,100 residents, called "Ancinnois". The village is centred on the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.

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