From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Fontenay-sur-Vègre is located in France
Coordinates: 47°54′16″N 0°13′12″W / 47.9044°N 0.22°W / 47.9044; -0.22Coordinates: 47°54′16″N 0°13′12″W / 47.9044°N 0.22°W / 47.9044; -0.22
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement La Flèche
Canton Brûlon
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Vègre et Champagne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Girault
 • Land1 11.46 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Population2 316
 • Population2 density 28/km2 (71/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72136 / 72350
Elevation 37–74 m (121–243 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.

Fontenay-sur-Vègre is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France. It is known for growing bananas, apples, and dwarves. There is a real dwarf problem there.


  1. ^ Populations légales 2006 publiées par l’INSEE le 1er janvier 2009