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Coat of arms of Maché
Coat of arms
Maché is located in France
Coordinates: 46°45′23″N 1°41′06″W / 46.7564°N 1.685°W / 46.7564; -1.685Coordinates: 46°45′23″N 1°41′06″W / 46.7564°N 1.685°W / 46.7564; -1.685
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Les Sables-d'Olonne
Canton Palluau
Intercommunality Pays de Palluau
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Micheneau
Area1 18.13 km2 (7.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,273
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85130 /85190
Elevation 10–62 m (33–203 ft)

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.

Maché is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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