L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer

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L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer
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
L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer
L'Aiguillon-sur-Mer
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.

Geography[edit]

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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