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The church of Saint-Pierre
The church of Saint-Pierre
Coat of arms of Gesnes-le-Gandelin
Coat of arms
Gesnes-le-Gandelin is located in France
Coordinates: 48°21′00″N 0°01′00″E / 48.35°N 0.01670°E / 48.35; 0.01670Coordinates: 48°21′00″N 0°01′00″E / 48.35°N 0.01670°E / 48.35; 0.01670
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Saint-Paterne
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Portes du Maine Normand
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Lajoinie
Area1 12.88 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 971
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72141 /72130
Elevation 114–200 m (374–656 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.

Gesnes-le-Gandelin is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.

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