Saint-Gildas-des-Bois

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Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Coat of arms of Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Coat of arms
Saint-Gildas-des-Bois is located in France
Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Coordinates: 47°31′02″N 2°02′14″W / 47.5172°N 2.0372°W / 47.5172; -2.0372Coordinates: 47°31′02″N 2°02′14″W / 47.5172°N 2.0372°W / 47.5172; -2.0372
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Saint-Nazaire
Canton Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Intercommunality Pays de Pont-Château–Saint-Gildas-des-Bois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Trillard
Area1 33.42 km2 (12.90 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,059
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44161 / 44530
Elevation 1–74 m (3.3–242.8 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 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.

Saint-Gildas-des-Bois is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

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