Vihiers

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Vihiers
Coat of arms of Vihiers
Coat of arms
Vihiers is located in France
Vihiers
Vihiers
Coordinates: 47°08′50″N 0°31′57″W / 47.1472°N 0.5325°W / 47.1472; -0.5325Coordinates: 47°08′50″N 0°31′57″W / 47.1472°N 0.5325°W / 47.1472; -0.5325
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Saumur
Canton Vihiers (Chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Vihiersois-Haut-Layon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Algoet
Area
 • Land1 59.7 km2 (23.1 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Population2 4,125
 • Population2 density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 49373 / 49310
Elevation 52–211 m (171–692 ft)
Website http://www.vihiers.fr/

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.

Vihiers is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

Geography[edit]

Vihiers is around 30 km south of Angers, around 30 km northeast of Cholet, and around 80 km east of Nantes.

Transport[edit]

Main road D960 skirts the village.

Local bus company Anjou bus runs occasional services from Angers.[2]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ populations légales 2006 sur le site de l’INSEE
  2. ^ http://www.anjoubus.fr/plan-et-fiche-horaires/horaires-dhiver/

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