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Coat of arms of Nieul-le-Dolent
Coat of arms
Nieul-le-Dolent is located in France
Coordinates: 46°34′33″N 1°30′28″W / 46.5758°N 1.5078°W / 46.5758; -1.5078Coordinates: 46°34′33″N 1°30′28″W / 46.5758°N 1.5078°W / 46.5758; -1.5078
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Les Sables-d'Olonne
Canton La Mothe-Achard
Intercommunality Pays des Achards
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joseph Merceron
Area1 27.50 km2 (10.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,158
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85161 /85430
Elevation 34–81 m (112–266 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

Nieul-le-Dolent is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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