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Château-Gontier seen from the Europe Bridge
|Region||Pays de la Loire|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Philippe Henry|
|Area1||27.88 km2 (10.76 sq mi)|
|• Density||400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||53062 / 53200|
|Elevation||26–99 m (85–325 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.
- Conan II, Duke of Brittany was found dead here during the Breton Norman Wars, likely the victim of poisoning.
- Claude Pompidou was born here.
- General Emile-René Lemonnier was born and buried here.
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