Les Sorinières

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Les Sorinières
The menhir of Haute-Lande
The menhir of Haute-Lande
Coat of arms of Les Sorinières
Coat of arms
Les Sorinières is located in France
Les Sorinières
Les Sorinières
Coordinates: 47°08′50″N 1°31′43″W / 47.1472°N 1.5286°W / 47.1472; -1.5286Coordinates: 47°08′50″N 1°31′43″W / 47.1472°N 1.5286°W / 47.1472; -1.5286
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Vertou
Intercommunality Nantes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Couturier
Area1 13.02 km2 (5.03 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,251
 • Density 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 44198 /44840
Elevation 3–44 m (9.8–144.4 ft)
Website http://www.ville-sorinieres.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.

Les Sorinières is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

It is the location of the Abbaye de Villeneuve, where the tomb of Constance, Duchess of Brittany and her husband Guy of Thouars can be found.

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