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Town hall
Town hall
Chantenay-Villedieu is located in France
Coordinates: 47°55′18″N 0°09′36″W / 47.9217°N 0.16°W / 47.9217; -0.16Coordinates: 47°55′18″N 0°09′36″W / 47.9217°N 0.16°W / 47.9217; -0.16
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement La Flèche
Canton Brûlon
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Vègre et Champagne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Chanal
Area1 27.74 km2 (10.71 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])2 861
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72059 /72430
Elevation 35–101 m (115–331 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.

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

Places and monuments[edit]

  • The priory Saint Jean-Baptiste
  • Lieu: center market town, place of the town hall.
  • Ancient priory founded by the monks of the abbey of the Dressmaking of Mans (fine 11th or the beginning of the 12th century), occupied by Benedictines until 1412.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Populations légales 2006 publiées par l’INSEE le 1er janvier 2009

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