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Bernay-en-Champagne is located in France
Coordinates: 48°04′00″N 0°04′00″W / 48.0667°N 0.0667°W / 48.0667; -0.0667Coordinates: 48°04′00″N 0°04′00″W / 48.0667°N 0.0667°W / 48.0667; -0.0667
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Conlie
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Hubert Cherbonnier
Area1 10.34 km2 (3.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 494
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72033 /72240
Elevation 80–177 m (262–581 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.

Bernay-en-Champagne (formerly Bernay[1]) is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.


The village lies on the left bank of the Vègre, which forms all of the commune's north-eastern border, then flows southwestward through the commune.

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