Rouans

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Rouans
Tour de l'abbaye de Buzay.
Tour de l'abbaye de Buzay.
Coat of arms of Rouans
Coat of arms
Rouans is located in France
Rouans
Rouans
Coordinates: 47°11′00″N 1°52′00″W / 47.1833°N 1.8667°W / 47.1833; -1.8667Coordinates: 47°11′00″N 1°52′00″W / 47.1833°N 1.8667°W / 47.1833; -1.8667
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Le Pellerin
Intercommunality Cœur Pays de Retz
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Lucas
Area1 37.73 km2 (14.57 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,498
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44145 / 44640
Elevation 0–60 m (0–197 ft)
Website http://www.coeur-pays-de-retz.com/

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.

Rouans is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

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