Argentré-du-Plessis

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Argentré-du-Plessis
Argantreg-ar-Genkiz
Commune
Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
Coat of arms of Argentré-du-Plessis
Coat of arms
Argentré-du-Plessis is located in France
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
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Ille-et-Vilaine
Arrondissement Fougères-Vitré
Canton La Guerche-de-Bretagne
Intercommunality Vitré
Government
 • Mayor (2015–2020) Jean-Noël Bévière (LR)
Area1 41.46 km2 (16.01 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,185
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 35006 /35370
Elevation 67–163 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,265 —    
1968 2,422 +6.9%
1975 2,765 +14.2%
1982 3,045 +10.1%
1990 3,329 +9.3%
1999 3,614 +8.6%
2006 4,021 +11.3%
2009 4,185 +4.1%

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.

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