Fontaines, Vendée

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Fontaines
The church of Our Lady of the Nativity, in Fontaines
The church of Our Lady of the Nativity, in Fontaines
Fontaines is located in France
Fontaines
Fontaines
Coordinates: 46°25′33″N 0°49′34″W / 46.4258°N 0.8261°W / 46.4258; -0.8261Coordinates: 46°25′33″N 0°49′34″W / 46.4258°N 0.8261°W / 46.4258; -0.8261
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton Fontenay-le-Comte
Intercommunality Pays de Fontenay-le-Comte
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Josèphe Chatevaire
Area1 10.56 km2 (4.08 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 862
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85091 /85200
Elevation 0–28 m (0–92 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.

Fontaines is a former commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Doix-lès-Fontaines.[1]

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 3 December 2015