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Coulaines Sarthe Eglise.jpg
Coulaines is located in France
Coordinates: 48°01′36″N 0°12′15″E / 48.0267°N 0.2042°E / 48.0267; 0.2042Coordinates: 48°01′36″N 0°12′15″E / 48.0267°N 0.2042°E / 48.0267; 0.2042
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Le Mans
Canton Le Mans-Nord-Campagne
Intercommunality Le Mans Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Rouillon
Area1 3.93 km2 (1.52 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,667
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72095 / 72190
Elevation 43–112 m (141–367 ft)
(avg. 91 m or 299 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.

Coulaines is a commune in the Sarthe department in the Pays de la Loire region in north-western France. Its sister city is Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, USA.

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