Ligron

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Ligron
The village centre and the church
The village centre and the church
Location of Ligron
Ligron is located in France
Ligron
Ligron
Ligron is located in Pays de la Loire
Ligron
Ligron
Coordinates: 47°46′24″N 0°00′25″E / 47.7733°N 0.0069°E / 47.7733; 0.0069Coordinates: 47°46′24″N 0°00′25″E / 47.7733°N 0.0069°E / 47.7733; 0.0069
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentSarthe
ArrondissementLa Flèche
CantonLa Flèche
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Pays Malicornais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Christine Gaudin
Area
1
13.5 km2 (5.2 sq mi)
Population
(2006 [1])2
440
 • Density33/km2 (84/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ligronnais, Ligronnaise
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
72163 /72270
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.

Ligron is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France. "Ligron" was famous for its pottery ovens from the 13th century which were still in use until the late 19th century.

Sights[edit]

  • Church of Sainte-Maire-and-Saint-Anne (12th, 16th and 17th century).
  • Manor House La Sansonniere (13th, 17th and 19th century).

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References[edit]

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