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The church of Saint-Guingalois
The church of Saint-Guingalois
Château-du-Loir is located in France
Coordinates: 47°41′54″N 0°25′06″E / 47.6983°N 0.4183°E / 47.6983; 0.4183Coordinates: 47°41′54″N 0°25′06″E / 47.6983°N 0.4183°E / 47.6983; 0.4183
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement La Flèche
Canton Château-du-Loir
Area1 11.46 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,693
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72071 /72500
Elevation 44–131 m (144–430 ft)
(avg. 101 m or 331 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.

Château-du-Loir is a former commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays de la Loire in north-western France. On 1 October 2016, it was merged into the new commune Montval-sur-Loir.[1]

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 28 June 2016 (French)