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Town center and commercial district
Town center and commercial district
Coat of arms of L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer is located in France
Coordinates: 46°20′N 1°18′W / 46.33°N 1.30°W / 46.33; -1.30Coordinates: 46°20′N 1°18′W / 46.33°N 1.30°W / 46.33; -1.30
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton Luçon
Area1 8.74 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,316
 • Density 260/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85001 /85460
Elevation 0–8 m (0–26 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 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.

L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer is a commune in the Vendée department in western France.


The river Lay forms all of the commune's northwestern border, then flows into the Atlantic Ocean, which forms all of its western border.

The port of Aiguillon-sur-Mer, located in the estuary of the Lay River

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