Lavenay

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Lavenay
Lavenay is located in France
Lavenay
Lavenay
Coordinates: 47°47′30″N 0°42′05″E / 47.7917°N 0.7014°E / 47.7917; 0.7014Coordinates: 47°47′30″N 0°42′05″E / 47.7917°N 0.7014°E / 47.7917; 0.7014
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement La Flèche
Canton La Chartre-sur-le-Loir
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Val du Loir
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) France Ruze
Area1 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])2 361
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72159 / 72310

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.

Lavenay is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

The Braye forms most of the commune's south-eastern border, then flows into the Loir, which forms most of its south-western border.

Transport[edit]

The railway station is at Pont-de-Braye, a hamlet south of Lavenay.

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References[edit]

  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