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
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Challes is located in Pays de la Loire
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
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentSarthe
ArrondissementLe Mans
CantonChangé
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Sud-Est du Pays Manceau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémy Legeay
Area125.83 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])21,169
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Challois, Challoise
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code72053 /72250
Elevation74–147 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