La Boissière-de-Montaigu

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La Boissière-de-Montaigu
The church of Our Lady of the Assumption, in La Boissière-de-Montaigu
The church of Our Lady of the Assumption, in La Boissière-de-Montaigu
Coat of arms of La Boissière-de-Montaigu
Coat of arms
La Boissière-de-Montaigu is located in France
La Boissière-de-Montaigu
La Boissière-de-Montaigu
Coordinates: 46°57′06″N 1°11′24″W / 46.9517°N 1.19°W / 46.9517; -1.19Coordinates: 46°57′06″N 1°11′24″W / 46.9517°N 1.19°W / 46.9517; -1.19
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Canton Montaigu
Intercommunality Terres de Montaigu
Area1 29.1 km2 (11.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,945
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85025 /85600
Elevation 35–97 m (115–318 ft)
(avg. 84 m or 276 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.

La Boissière-de-Montaigu is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

History[edit]

Within the border of the commune, axes, potteries and engraved rocks attest to the presence of man between 3500 and 2800 BC.

Places of interest[edit]

Château d' Asson: 15th and 18th centuries. Devastated during the War of Vendée.

Démographie[edit]

Historical population of La Boissière-de-Montaigu
Year 1789 1802 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1100 360 1313 1383 1430 1500 1584 1568 1945

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