Chailland

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Chailland
The church in Chailland, with the Rock of the Virgin at top right
The church in Chailland, with the Rock of the Virgin at top right
Chailland is located in France
Chailland
Chailland
Coordinates: 48°13′29″N 0°52′19″W / 48.2247°N 0.8719°W / 48.2247; -0.8719Coordinates: 48°13′29″N 0°52′19″W / 48.2247°N 0.8719°W / 48.2247; -0.8719
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Laval
Canton Chailland
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert de Pontbriand
Area1 35.86 km2 (13.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,143
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 53048 /53420
Elevation 79–181 m (259–594 ft)
(avg. 88 m or 289 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.

Chailland is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France.

The rivers Ernée and Vaumourin run through the commune. It borders the communes of Saint-Hilare-du-Maine, La Baconnière, Saint-Germain-le-Guillaume, La Bigotière, Placé and Montenay. In the village there are 2 statues looking over the village centre - statues of Jesus and the Virgin Mary.

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