Challes, Sarthe

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Challes is located in France
Coordinates: 47°55′55″N 0°24′55″E / 47.9319°N 0.4153°E / 47.9319; 0.4153Coordinates: 47°55′55″N 0°24′55″E / 47.9319°N 0.4153°E / 47.9319; 0.4153
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Le Mans
Canton Le Mans-Est-Campagne
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Sud-Est du Pays Manceau
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémy Legeay
Area1 25.83 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])2 1,169
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72053 / 72250
Elevation 74–147 m (243–482 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.

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

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  1. ^ Populations légales 2006 publiées par l’INSEE le 1er janvier 2009