Challes, Sarthe

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Challes
Commune
View of the left bank of the Narais
View of the left bank of the Narais
Coat of arms of Challes
Coat of arms
Challes is located in France
Challes
Challes
Coordinates: 47°55′55″N 0°24′55″E / 47.9319°N 0.4153°E / 47.9319; 0.4153Coordinates: 47°55′55″N 0°24′55″E / 47.9319°N 0.4153°E / 47.9319; 0.4153
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Le Mans
Canton Changé
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Sud-Est du Pays Manceau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémy Legeay
Area1 25.83 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])2 1,169
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72053 /72250
Elevation 74–147 m (243–482 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.

Challes is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.

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  1. ^ http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/departement.asp?dep=72#dep_B Populations légales 2006 publiées par l’INSEE le 1er janvier 2009