Cugand

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Cugand
A replica of the Lourdes Grotto
A replica of the Lourdes Grotto
Coat of arms of Cugand
Coat of arms
Cugand is located in France
Cugand
Cugand
Coordinates: 47°03′47″N 1°15′12″W / 47.0631°N 1.2533°W / 47.0631; -1.2533Coordinates: 47°03′47″N 1°15′12″W / 47.0631°N 1.2533°W / 47.0631; -1.2533
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement La Roche-sur-Yon
Canton Mortagne-sur-Sèvre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Joël Caillaud
Area1 13.47 km2 (5.20 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 3,346
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85076 /85610
Elevation 13–71 m (43–233 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.

Cugand is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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Geography[edit]

Cugand is located along the Sèvre Nantaise.

The Cugand's neighboring communes are :

Local life[edit]

Sport[edit]

  • Sportive Union Bernardière Cugand : football division
  • Basketball Association Cugand Bernardière : basketball division
  • St Michel Handball : handball division
  • "Les raquettes Cugandaises" : tennis division
  • Athlétisme Mingot Association : athletics division
  • TTAL Cugand : table tennis division

Schools[edit]

  • Private elementary school St Michel / Jeanne d'Arc
  • Public elementary school Jean Moulin

Culture[edit]

  • Cugandan library
  • World dance and music festival

Events[edit]

  • "Festival de Cugand", world dance and music, folk bands of the all world, during 4 days in August ( 20 000 spectators in 2005 for the 7th festival edition)

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