La Faute-sur-Mer

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La Faute-sur-Mer
Coat of arms of La Faute-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
La Faute-sur-Mer is located in France
La Faute-sur-Mer
La Faute-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 46°19′58″N 1°19′17″W / 46.3328°N 1.3214°W / 46.3328; -1.3214Coordinates: 46°19′58″N 1°19′17″W / 46.3328°N 1.3214°W / 46.3328; -1.3214
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Les Sables-d'Olonne
Canton Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Marratier
 • Land1 6.94 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,035
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 85307 / 85460
Elevation 0–17 m (0–56 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.

La Faute-sur-Mer is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.


The river Lay forms all of the commune's eastern border, then flows into the Atlantic Ocean, which forms all of its western border.

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