Gétigné

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Gétigné
Commune
The Villa Garenne Lemot, in Gétigné
The Villa Garenne Lemot, in Gétigné
Coat of arms of Gétigné
Coat of arms
Gétigné is located in France
Gétigné
Gétigné
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Gétigné is located in Pays de la Loire
Gétigné
Gétigné
Coordinates: 47°04′35″N 1°14′54″W / 47.0764°N 1.2483°W / 47.0764; -1.2483Coordinates: 47°04′35″N 1°14′54″W / 47.0764°N 1.2483°W / 47.0764; -1.2483
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Clisson
Intercommunality vallée de Clisson
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Guillot
Area1 23.97 km2 (9.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,305
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gétignois, Gétignoises
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 44063 /44190
Elevation 13–97 m (43–318 ft)
Website www.valleedeclisson.fr

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.
""Gétigné""is a commune in the west of France, located in the department of Loire-Atlantique, in Pays de la Loire region. It was part of the Brittany-Poitou Marches, and is located in the Nantes vineyard. It forms with three contiguous communes the urban unit of Clisson.

Geography[edit]

The climate of the Loire-Atlantique is of temperate oceanic type. The influence of this climate is largely facilitated by the Loire estuary and the absence of significant relief. The winters are mild (min -10 ° C / max 10 ° C) and rainy and the summers are relatively beautiful and mild too (min 17 ° C / max 35 ° C). The rains are frequent but not very intense. The annual rainfall is about 820 mm and can vary greatly from year to year. The snowfall is exceptional.

The neighboring municipalities of Gétigné are Clisson and Boussay in Loire-Atlantique, Sèvremoine in Maine-et-Loire, Cugand in Vendée. Gétigné occupies an indentation of the Loire-Atlantique between Vendée and Maine-et-Loire.

History[edit]

The parish of Gétigné was founded in the Middle Ages around the twelfth century. In 1409, Gétigné joined the Brittany-Poitou Marches. Its crossroads of Anjou, Brittany and Poitou contribute to the economic and military development of the parish. The two rivers Moine and Sèvre saw the development of activities related to the use of hydropower with the presence of many mills.

Since the Middle Ages, Gétigné has a church Sainte Radegonde near an abbey of the same name. The castle of La Roche is built by the lords of Clisson (including Olivier II) around the fourteenth century. The castle is bought in 1461 by Marguerite d'Orléans, wife of Richard d'Étampes for his son, the Duke of Brittany Francis II.

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Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

Gétigné is twinned with:

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