Mouilleron-en-Pareds

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Mouilleron-en-Pareds
The church of Saint-Hilaire, in Mouilleron-en-Pareds
The church of Saint-Hilaire, in Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Coat of arms of Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Coat of arms
Mouilleron-en-Pareds is located in France
Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Coordinates: 46°40′36″N 0°51′00″W / 46.6767°N 0.85°W / 46.6767; -0.85Coordinates: 46°40′36″N 0°51′00″W / 46.6767°N 0.85°W / 46.6767; -0.85
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton La Châtaigneraie
Intercommunality Pays de la Châtaigneraie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Geevers
Area1 19.97 km2 (7.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,296
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85154 /85390
Elevation 60–182 m (197–597 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.

Mouilleron-en-Pareds is a former commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Mouilleron-Saint-Germain.[1] It is in the arrondissement of Fontenay-le-Comte.

It is known as the place of birth of Charles-Louis Largeteau (who contributed to the establishment of the Greenwich Meridian), Georges Clemenceau (head of the French government during World War I and who signed the Treaty of Versailles with Lloyd George, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando and Woodrow Wilson) and Marshal Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (who led the French First Army during the liberation of France with the Allied forces in 1945).

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 19 November 2015

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