Montaigu, Vendée

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Montaigu
The Château de Montaigu
The Château de Montaigu
Coat of arms of Montaigu
Coat of arms
Montaigu is located in France
Montaigu
Montaigu
Coordinates: 46°58′25″N 1°18′31″W / 46.9736°N 1.3086°W / 46.9736; -1.3086Coordinates: 46°58′25″N 1°18′31″W / 46.9736°N 1.3086°W / 46.9736; -1.3086
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement La Roche-sur-Yon
Canton Montaigu
Intercommunality Terres de Montaigu
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Antoine Chéreau (MPF)
Area1 3.03 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 5,098
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85146 /85600
Elevation 23–57 m (75–187 ft)
(avg. 48 m or 157 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.

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

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