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A general view of Ernée
A general view of Ernée
Coat of arms of Ernée
Coat of arms
Ernée is located in France
Coordinates: 48°17′51″N 0°55′53″W / 48.2975°N 0.9314°W / 48.2975; -0.9314Coordinates: 48°17′51″N 0°55′53″W / 48.2975°N 0.9314°W / 48.2975; -0.9314
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Mayenne
Canton Ernée
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Lemonnier
Area1 36.53 km2 (14.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,793
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 53096 /53500
Elevation 107–200 m (351–656 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 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.

Ernée is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France.

It is named after the River Ernée, which runs through the town and is situated about halfway between the towns of Laval and Fougères. Ernée is home to a purpose built motocross track, which has been used in the Motocross World Championships and 2005 Motocross des Nations.

Neighboring communes[edit]

The commune is bordered by the communes of Montenay, Saint-Pierre-des-Landes, Vautorte, La Pellerine, Saint-Hilaire-du-Maine, Saint-Denis-de-Gastines.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Ernée is twinned with:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "List of Twin Towns in the Ruhr District" (PDF). © 2009 Retrieved 2009-10-28.  External link in |publisher= (help)[permanent dead link]