Ligron

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Ligron
Ligron is located in France
Ligron
Ligron
Coordinates: 47°46′24″N 0°00′25″E / 47.7733°N 0.0069°E / 47.7733; 0.0069Coordinates: 47°46′24″N 0°00′25″E / 47.7733°N 0.0069°E / 47.7733; 0.0069
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement La Flèche
Canton Malicorne-sur-Sarthe
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays Malicornais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Christine Gaudin
Area
 • Land1 13.5 km2 (5.2 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])
 • Population2 440
 • Population2 density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72163 / 72270

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.

Ligron is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France. "Ligron" was famous for its pottery ovens from the 13th century which were still in use until the late 19th century.

Sights[edit]

  • Church of Sainte-Maire-and-Saint-Anne (12th, 16th and 17th century).
  • Manor House La Sansonniere (13th, 17th and 19th century).

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