Craon, Mayenne

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Craon is located in France
Coordinates: 47°50′56″N 0°56′55″W / 47.8489°N 0.9486°W / 47.8489; -0.9486Coordinates: 47°50′56″N 0°56′55″W / 47.8489°N 0.9486°W / 47.8489; -0.9486
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Château-Gontier
Canton Craon
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Paul Chaineau
Area1 24.56 km2 (9.48 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,629
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 53084 / 53400
Elevation 32–83 m (105–272 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

Craon is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France.


The Oudon River flows through the middle of the commune and through the town of Craon.

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