Entrammes

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Entrammes
Commune
The new Town Hall in Entrammes
The new Town Hall in Entrammes
Coat of arms of Entrammes
Coat of arms
Entrammes is located in France
Entrammes
Entrammes
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Entrammes is located in Pays de la Loire
Entrammes
Entrammes
Coordinates: 47°59′48″N 0°42′45″W / 47.9967°N 0.7125°W / 47.9967; -0.7125Coordinates: 47°59′48″N 0°42′45″W / 47.9967°N 0.7125°W / 47.9967; -0.7125
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Laval
Canton L'Huisserie
Intercommunality CA Laval
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Didier Marquet
Area1 26.16 km2 (10.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,076
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 53094 /53260
Elevation 33–108 m (108–354 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

Entrammes is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France. It is located about 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) west of Parné-sur-Roc and about 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) south of Laval Entrammes Airport in Laval.[1]

History[edit]

Entrammes owes its location to a major ford across the Mayenne River: the road connecting Le Mans to Rennes traditionally crossed the river here. Consequently, a substantial town covering approximately 55 hectares existed here already two thousand years ago, and was already settled during the first century BC.

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  1. ^ Maps, Weather, and Airports for Entrammes, France, retrieved 5 April 2010