Mauléon, Deux-Sèvres

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Mauléon
The old fortified gate, in Mauléon
The old fortified gate, in Mauléon
Coat of arms of Mauléon
Coat of arms
Location of Mauléon
Mauléon is located in France
Mauléon
Mauléon
Mauléon is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Mauléon
Mauléon
Coordinates: 46°55′25″N 0°44′54″W / 46.9236°N 0.7483°W / 46.9236; -0.7483Coordinates: 46°55′25″N 0°44′54″W / 46.9236°N 0.7483°W / 46.9236; -0.7483
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDeux-Sèvres
ArrondissementBressuire
CantonMauléon
IntercommunalityDelta-Sèvre-Argent
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre-Yves Marolleau
Area
1
120.64 km2 (46.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
8,499
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
79079 /79700
Elevation104–226 m (341–741 ft)
(avg. 187 m or 614 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Mauléon is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France. It is around 20 km south-east of Cholet, and around 70 km south-east of Nantes.

History[edit]

Mauléon was formed in 1965 by the merger of the two former communes of Châtillon and Saint-Jouin-sous-Châtillon. The territory of the commune also includes the villages of La Chapelle-Largeau, Loublande, Moulins, Rorthais, Saint-Amand-sur-Sèvre, Saint-Aubin-de-Baubigné and Le Temple

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.