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This article is about the commune in Sarthe. For the commune in Marne, see Bethon.
Not to be confused with Béthune.
The church
The church
Béthon is located in France
Coordinates: 48°21′33″N 0°05′13″E / 48.3592°N 0.0869°E / 48.3592; 0.0869Coordinates: 48°21′33″N 0°05′13″E / 48.3592°N 0.0869°E / 48.3592; 0.0869
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Saint-Paterne
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Portes du Maine Normand
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Vieillepeau
Area1 3.85 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 307
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72036 /72610
Elevation 133–196 m (436–643 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.

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

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