Laigné-en-Belin

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Laigné-en-Belin
Laigné-en-Belin is located in France
Laigné-en-Belin
Laigné-en-Belin
Coordinates: 47°52′45″N 0°13′51″E / 47.8792°N 0.2309°E / 47.8792; 0.2309Coordinates: 47°52′45″N 0°13′51″E / 47.8792°N 0.2309°E / 47.8792; 0.2309
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Le Mans
Canton Écommoy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Orée de Bercé Bélinois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nathalie Dupont
Area
 • Land1 12.72 km2 (4.91 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])
 • Population2 2,145
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72155 / 72220
Elevation 47–95 m (154–312 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.

Laigné-en-Belin is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France. It is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Blessed Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross.

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Basil Moreau

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  1. ^ http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/departement.asp?dep=72#dep_B Populations légales 2006 publiées par l’INSEE le 1er janvier 2009