Vibraye

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Vibraye
Coat of arms of Vibraye
Coat of arms
Vibraye is located in France
Vibraye
Vibraye
Coordinates: 48°03′34″N 0°44′12″E / 48.0594°N 0.7367°E / 48.0594; 0.7367Coordinates: 48°03′34″N 0°44′12″E / 48.0594°N 0.7367°E / 48.0594; 0.7367
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Vibraye (chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Val de Braye
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacky Breton
Area
 • Land1 43.62 km2 (16.84 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Population2 2,625
 • Population2 density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72373 / 72320
Elevation 107–199 m (351–653 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.

Vibraye is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.

History[edit]

Vibraye was involved in the 1906 Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France, the world's first motoring Grand Prix. The D1 towards Saint-Calais and La Ferté-Bernard formed a side of the triangular course.

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