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The church in Geneston, in the early 20th century
|Region||Pays de la Loire|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Gérard Gouraud|
|Area1||8.04 km2 (3.10 sq mi)|
|• Density||400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||44223 /44140|
|Elevation||14–39 m (46–128 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.
- Philibert Delorme (1510–1570), king's architect during the reign of François Ier and Henri II. On official papers, he was called "Abbé de Geneston" (Priest of Geneston).
- Mgr Rogatien Martin (1849–1912), born in Geneston. He was a religious in the Marquesas Islands.
- Jean-Baptiste Legeay (1897–1943), member of the monastic order Brother of Ploërmel, born in Geneston, resistant during the Second World War and killed in Cologne, Germany
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