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A view of the village from the chateau
A view of the village from the chateau
Coat of arms of Montsoreau
Coat of arms
Montsoreau is located in France
Coordinates: 47°13′02″N 0°03′28″E / 47.2172°N 0.0578°E / 47.2172; 0.0578Coordinates: 47°13′02″N 0°03′28″E / 47.2172°N 0.0578°E / 47.2172; 0.0578
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Saumur
Canton Saumur-Sud
Intercommunality Saumur Loire Développement
Area1 5.19 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 544
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 49219 /49730
Elevation 27–88 m (89–289 ft)
(avg. 36 m or 118 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.

Montsoreau is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

The Château de Montsoreau is located in the commune. There is a food market in the town on Sundays. A brocante and flea market are held on the second Sunday of every month throughout the year, along the banks of the river.

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