Mouilleron-en-Pareds

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Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Coat of arms of Mouilleron-en-Pareds
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Mouilleron-en-Pareds is located in France
Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Coordinates: 46°40′36″N 0°51′00″W / 46.6767°N 0.85°W / 46.6767; -0.85Coordinates: 46°40′36″N 0°51′00″W / 46.6767°N 0.85°W / 46.6767; -0.85
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton Châtaigneraie
Intercommunality Pays de la Châtaigneraie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Geevers
Area
 • Land1 19.97 km2 (7.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,296
 • Population2 density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 85154 / 85390
Elevation 60–182 m (197–597 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.

Mouilleron-en-Pareds is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France. It is in the Fontenay-le-Comte arrondissement.

It is known as the place of birth of Charles-Louis Largeteau (who contributed to the establishment of the Greenwich Meridian), Georges Clemenceau (head of the French Government during World War I and who signed the Treaty of Versailles with Lloyd George, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando and Woodrow Wilson) and Marshal Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (who participated in the liberation of France with the Allied forces in 1945).

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