Argentré-du-Plessis

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Argentré-du-Plessis

Argantreg-ar-Genkiz
Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
Coat of arms of Argentré-du-Plessis
Coat of arms
Location of Argentré-du-Plessis
Argentré-du-Plessis is located in France
Argentré-du-Plessis
Argentré-du-Plessis
Argentré-du-Plessis is located in Brittany
Argentré-du-Plessis
Argentré-du-Plessis
Coordinates: 48°03′29″N 1°09′10″W / 48.0581°N 1.1528°W / 48.0581; -1.1528Coordinates: 48°03′29″N 1°09′10″W / 48.0581°N 1.1528°W / 48.0581; -1.1528
CountryFrance
RegionBrittany
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
ArrondissementFougères-Vitré
CantonLa Guerche-de-Bretagne
IntercommunalityCA Vitré Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2015-2020) Jean-Noël Bévière
Area
1
41.46 km2 (16.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
4,396
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
35006 /35370
Elevation67–163 m (220–535 ft)
(avg. 89 m or 292 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Argentré-du-Plessis (Breton: Argantreg-ar-Genkiz, Gallo: Arjantrae) is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19622,265—    
19682,422+6.9%
19752,765+14.2%
19823,045+10.1%
19903,329+9.3%
19993,614+8.6%
20064,021+11.3%
20094,185+4.1%
20154,294+2.6%

Inhabitants of Argentré-du-Plessis are called Argentréens in French.

Sights[edit]

The Château du Plessis is a local chateau with some vestiges of 16th-century construction, although it was largely rebuilt in the 19th century.

The church of Notre-Dame was built between 1775 and 1779.

The archaeological excavation at Bois du Pinel has uncovered fortifications dating from the 11th century, including a moat, two courtyards, and two enclosures.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

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