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Champtoceaux is located in France
Coordinates: 47°20′16″N 1°15′56″W / 47.3378°N 1.2656°W / 47.3378; -1.2656Coordinates: 47°20′16″N 1°15′56″W / 47.3378°N 1.2656°W / 47.3378; -1.2656
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Cholet
Canton Champtoceaux
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Yves Bourgeais
Area1 15.54 km2 (6.00 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,748
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 49069 /49270
Elevation 2–86 m (6.6–282.2 ft)
(avg. 71 m or 233 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.

Champtoceaux is a former commune in the Maine-et-Loire department of western France. On 15 December 2015, it was merged into the new commune Orée-d'Anjou.[1]


Champtoceaux name derives from Latin Castrum Sellense. Inhabitants are called Castrocelsiens today.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral, 25 November 2015 (French)

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