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
La Chapelle-Glain is located in France
La Chapelle-Glain
La Chapelle-Glain
Location within Pays de la Loire region
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
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Châteaubriant-Ancenis
Canton Châteaubriant
Intercommunality Castelbriantais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Poupard
Area1 34.5 km2 (13.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 824
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Glainoises, Glainois
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 44031 /44670
Elevation 46–99 m (151–325 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 Chapelle-Glain is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département in western France.


La Chapelle-Glain is 31 km north of Ancenis, 55 km west of Angers, 66 km north-west 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.[1]
  • The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul contains a number of sculptures, pictures and other onjects that are listed as historic items by the French Ministry of Culture.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ministry of Culture: Château de la Motte-Glain (in French)