La Chapelle-Glain

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La Chapelle-Glain
The church in La Chapelle-Glain
The church in La Chapelle-Glain
Coat of arms of La Chapelle-Glain
Coat of arms
Location of La Chapelle-Glain
La Chapelle-Glain is located in France
La Chapelle-Glain
La Chapelle-Glain
La Chapelle-Glain is located in Pays de la Loire
La Chapelle-Glain
La Chapelle-Glain
Coordinates: 47°37′26″N 1°11′45″W / 47.6239°N 1.1958°W / 47.6239; -1.1958Coordinates: 47°37′26″N 1°11′45″W / 47.6239°N 1.1958°W / 47.6239; -1.1958
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementChâteaubriant-Ancenis
CantonChâteaubriant
IntercommunalityCastelbriantais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Poupard
Area
1
34.5 km2 (13.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
825
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Glainoises, Glainois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44031 /44670
Elevation46–99 m (151–325 ft)
Websitewww.cc-castelbriantais.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Chapelle-Glain is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département in western France.

Geography[edit]

La Chapelle-Glain is 31 km north of Ancenis, 55 km west of Angers, 66 km northwest of Nantes and 85 km south of Rennes.

The bordering communes are Juigné-des-Moutiers, Saint-Julien-de-Vouvantes, Petit-Auverné, Saint-Sulpice-des-Landes and Le Pin in Loire-Atlantique, and Challain-la-Potherie and Saint-Michel-et-Chanveaux in the neighboring department of the Maine-et-Loire.

Monuments and sights[edit]

  • The Château de la Motte-Glain is a 15th-century castle, remodelled in the 17th century.[2]
  • The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul contains a number of sculptures, pictures and other objects that are listed as historic items by the French Ministry of Culture.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Château de la Motte-Glain (in French)