La Turballe

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La Turballe
Commune
An aerial view of Pen-Bron, in La Turballe
An aerial view of Pen-Bron, in La Turballe
Coat of arms of La Turballe
Coat of arms
La Turballe is located in France
La Turballe
La Turballe
Location within Pays de la Loire region
La Turballe is located in Pays de la Loire
La Turballe
La Turballe
Coordinates: 47°20′47″N 2°30′20″W / 47.3464°N 2.5056°W / 47.3464; -2.5056Coordinates: 47°20′47″N 2°30′20″W / 47.3464°N 2.5056°W / 47.3464; -2.5056
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Saint-Nazaire
Canton Guérande
Intercommunality Cap Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Leroux
Area1 18.53 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population (2006[1])2 4,341
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
 • Urban 70,248
Demonym(s) Turballais, Turballaise
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 44211 /44420
Elevation 0–45 m (0–148 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 ft)
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20020805160631/http://www.mairie-laturballe.fr/

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 Turballe is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. This commune is very famous for its harbor. Indeed, it is the first fishing harbor in the region. Every summer, there is a sardine party (fête de la sardine in French).

La Turballe is not very far from La Baule, beautiful seaside resort.

The town, located on the Côte d'Amour, has 11 kilometers of beaches.

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