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
Area1 31.52 km2 (12.17 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 10,053
 • 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.

Sporting Clubs in Luçon: The CNL for learning swimming (kids, adults),competition,aquagym,aquafitness,water-polo and other related in two swimming pools (Piscine des Pays Né de la Mer and Les Guifettes).

In French the site related to Luçon swimming http://www.cnlucon.fr/accueil/club_nautique_lucon_le_plaisir_pour_tous.html

Pour apprendre à nager à la ville de Luçon: Le Club Nautique Luçonnais (CNL) pour adultes, enfants, compétition, aquagym, aquafitness, water-polo et autres à la piscine intercommunale des pays né de la mer et les Guifettes.

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