Carquefou

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Carquefou
The church of Carquefou
The church of Carquefou
Coat of arms of Carquefou
Coat of arms
Location of Carquefou
Carquefou is located in France
Carquefou
Carquefou
Carquefou is located in Pays de la Loire
Carquefou
Carquefou
Coordinates: 47°17′51″N 1°29′29″W / 47.2975°N 1.4914°W / 47.2975; -1.4914Coordinates: 47°17′51″N 1°29′29″W / 47.2975°N 1.4914°W / 47.2975; -1.4914
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementNantes
CantonCarquefou
IntercommunalityNantes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Véronique Dubettier-Grenier
Area
1
43.42 km2 (16.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
19,837
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Carquefolienne, Carquefolien
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44026 /44470
Elevation1–76 m (3.3–249.3 ft)
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20090720025818/http://www.mairie-carquefou.fr/
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Carquefou (Breton: Kerc'hfaou) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique, department in the region Pays de la Loire, in western France. Carquefou is also in Brittany.

Sport[edit]

In 2008, the local football team Union Sportive Jeanne d'Arc Carquefou reached the quarter finals of the French Cup after a win over the 8-times national champions Olympique de Marseille on March 19, putting the town in the national headlines.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.