The church and the old town
|Region||Pays de la Loire|
|• Mayor (since 2001)||Gérard Delaunay (UMP)|
|Area1||4.91 km2 (1.90 sq mi)|
|Population (2007 estimate)2||2,721|
|• Density||550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (GMT +1)|
|INSEE/Postal code||49054 / 49440|
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.
In the 11th century the village became an important military site for Anjou under baron Rorgon de Candé, at Fort-Castle of Candé.
Candé was noted in 2000-2001 as the residence of Marie Bremont, then the world's oldest person, who died at age 115.
- Candé-sur-Beuvron in Loir-et-Cher (pop 1,208) - 170 km (110 mi) from Candé.
- Candes-Saint-Martin in Indre-et-Loire (pop 227) - 90 km (56 mi) from Candé.
- 1810 census: 948
- 1990 census: 2562
- 1999 census: 2654
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