Ballon, Sarthe

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Ballon
Ballon is located in France
Ballon
Ballon
Coordinates: 48°10′36″N 0°14′09″E / 48.1767°N 0.2358°E / 48.1767; 0.2358Coordinates: 48°10′36″N 0°14′09″E / 48.1767°N 0.2358°E / 48.1767; 0.2358
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Le Mans
Canton Bonnétable
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Portes du Maine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Vavasseur
Area1 13.41 km2 (5.18 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])2 1,307
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72023 /72290
Elevation 53–106 m (174–348 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.

Ballon is a former commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays de la Loire in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Ballon-Saint-Mars.[2]

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