Le Pallet

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Le Pallet
The chapel of Sainte-Anne, in Le Pallet
The chapel of Sainte-Anne, in Le Pallet
Coat of arms of Le Pallet
Coat of arms
Location of Le Pallet
Le Pallet is located in France
Le Pallet
Le Pallet
Le Pallet is located in Pays de la Loire
Le Pallet
Le Pallet
Coordinates: 47°08′20″N 1°20′04″W / 47.1389°N 1.3344°W / 47.1389; -1.3344Coordinates: 47°08′20″N 1°20′04″W / 47.1389°N 1.3344°W / 47.1389; -1.3344
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementNantes
CantonVallet
IntercommunalityCommunes de Vallet
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre-André Perrouin
Area
1
11.75 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,286
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44117 /44330
Elevation2–52 m (6.6–170.6 ft)
(avg. 37 m or 121 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Pallet is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département in western France.

It lies on the Sèvre Nantaise river.

Notable people[edit]

Le Pallet is notable as the birthplace of Peter Abelard (1079–1142), the medieval scholastic philosopher, theologian and preeminent logician. Abelard is best known for the story of his affair with and love for his student Héloïse.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Peter Abelard (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)". Stanford University. Retrieved 7 July 2008.