Derval

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Derval
Derval mairie.jpg
Coat of arms of Derval
Coat of arms
Derval is located in France
Derval
Derval
Coordinates: 47°40′06″N 1°40′12″W / 47.6683°N 1.67°W / 47.6683; -1.67Coordinates: 47°40′06″N 1°40′12″W / 47.6683°N 1.67°W / 47.6683; -1.67
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Châteaubriant
Canton Derval
Intercommunality secteur de Derval
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Louër
Area
 • Land1 63.51 km2 (24.52 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,881
 • Population2 density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44051 / 44590
Elevation 8–77 m (26–253 ft)
Website http://pagesperso-orange.fr/derval/

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.
This article is about the place in France. For the Irish name, see Dervla.

Derval is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Derval is twinned with Llanidloes, a small town in Wales.

Geography[edit]

The river Chère forms all of the commune's northern border.

See also[edit]