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Neufchâtel-en-Saosnois is located in France
Coordinates: 48°22′37″N 0°14′43″E / 48.3769°N 0.2453°E / 48.3769; 0.2453Coordinates: 48°22′37″N 0°14′43″E / 48.3769°N 0.2453°E / 48.3769; 0.2453
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Fresnaye-sur-Chédouet
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saosnois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrice Folie
Area1 23.41 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population (2006 [1])2 909
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72215 /72600
Elevation 121–306 m (397–1,004 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.

Neufchâtel-en-Saosnois is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.

The ruins of the Cistercian Perseigne Abbey, a monument historique, are located in the commune.[2]

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  1. ^ Populations légales 2006 publiées par l’INSEE le 1er janvier 2009
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Abbaye de Perseigne (French)

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