Luçon

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Luçon
Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Luçon
Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption de Luçon
Coat of arms of Luçon
Coat of arms
Luçon is located in France
Luçon
Luçon
Coordinates: 46°27′20″N 1°09′53″W / 46.4556°N 1.1647°W / 46.4556; -1.1647Coordinates: 46°27′20″N 1°09′53″W / 46.4556°N 1.1647°W / 46.4556; -1.1647
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton Luçon
Intercommunality Pays né de la mer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre-Guy Perrier
Area
 • Land1 31.52 km2 (12.17 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 10,053
 • Population2 density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 85128 / 85400
Elevation 1–40 m (3.3–131.2 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.

Luçon is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

It is the seat of the Diocese of Luçon and Luçon Cathedral.

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