Challans

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Challans
The church tower in Challans
The church tower in Challans
Coat of arms of Challans
Coat of arms
Location of Challans
Challans is located in France
Challans
Challans
Challans is located in Pays de la Loire
Challans
Challans
Coordinates: 46°50′48″N 1°52′41″W / 46.8467°N 1.8781°W / 46.8467; -1.8781Coordinates: 46°50′48″N 1°52′41″W / 46.8467°N 1.8781°W / 46.8467; -1.8781
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentVendée
ArrondissementLes Sables-d'Olonne
CantonChallans
IntercommunalityMarais et bocage
Government
 • Mayor (2008-2014) Serge Rondeau
Area
1
64.84 km2 (25.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
21,019
 • Density320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
85047 /85300
Elevation1–64 m (3.3–210.0 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 ft)
Websitechallans.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Challans is a commune in the Vendée département in the Pays de la Loire région in western France.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Challans is twinned with:

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References[edit]

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