Cuon, Maine-et-Loire

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Cuon
Cuon is located in France
Cuon
Cuon
Coordinates: 47°28′44″N 0°06′01″W / 47.4789°N 0.1003°W / 47.4789; -0.1003Coordinates: 47°28′44″N 0°06′01″W / 47.4789°N 0.1003°W / 47.4789; -0.1003
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Saumur
Canton Baugé
Intercommunality Canton of Baugé
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Joël Millet
Area1 13.13 km2 (5.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 481
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 49116 / 49150
Elevation 36–91 m (118–299 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.

Cuon is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

History[edit]

Cuon was the site of settlements during the Neolithic and Gallo-Roman periods. It was a seigneurie and parish in the eleventh century.

Sights[edit]

  • Menhir de Pierrefitte
  • Château de La Graffinière (fifteenth century), restored during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • Old manors (farms) of Cussé, Vaux, La Genneveselière (sixteenth century)

See also[edit]