Lavenay

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Lavenay
Location of Lavenay
Lavenay is located in France
Lavenay
Lavenay
Lavenay is located in Pays de la Loire
Lavenay
Lavenay
Coordinates: 47°47′30″N 0°42′05″E / 47.7917°N 0.7014°E / 47.7917; 0.7014Coordinates: 47°47′30″N 0°42′05″E / 47.7917°N 0.7014°E / 47.7917; 0.7014
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentSarthe
ArrondissementLa Flèche
CantonChâteau-du-Loir
CommuneLoir en Vallée
Area
1
7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 [1])
361
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
72310
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lavenay is a former commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Loir en Vallée.[2]

Geography[edit]

The Braye forms most of the commune's south-eastern border, then flows into the Loir, which forms most of its south-western border.

Transport[edit]

The railway station is at Pont-de-Braye, a hamlet south of Lavenay.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/departement.asp?dep=72#dep_B Populations légales 2006 publiées par l’INSEE le 1er janvier 2009
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 16 December 2016 (in French)