Chalonnes-sur-Loire

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Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Chalonnes-sur-Loire is located in France
Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Coordinates: 47°21′05″N 0°45′45″W / 47.3514°N 0.7625°W / 47.3514; -0.7625Coordinates: 47°21′05″N 0°45′45″W / 47.3514°N 0.7625°W / 47.3514; -0.7625
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Angers
Canton Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Government
 • Mayor Stella Dupont
Area
 • Land1 38.56 km2 (14.89 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Population2 5,884
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 49063 / 49290
Elevation 10–99 m (33–325 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

Chalonnes-sur-Loire is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. It is located on the right bank of the Loire River in the Loire Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site area.

Geography[edit]

The town is in the heart of the Anjou, a historical agricultural region southwest of Angers renowned for Loire Valley wines. The Layon flows into the Loire River at the commune.

The airport nearest to Chalonnes-sur-Loire for regional flights is Angers – Loire Airport (41 km), and for international flights is Nantes Atlantique Airport (67 km).[1]

Twin towns[edit]

Chalonnes-sur-Loire is twinned with:

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References[edit]

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