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Poiroux is located in France
Coordinates: 46°30′20″N 1°32′01″W / 46.5056°N 1.5336°W / 46.5056; -1.5336Coordinates: 46°30′20″N 1°32′01″W / 46.5056°N 1.5336°W / 46.5056; -1.5336
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Les Sables-d'Olonne
Canton Talmont-Saint-Hilaire
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Édouard de la Bassetière
Area1 25.38 km2 (9.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 802
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85179 /85440
Elevation 19–74 m (62–243 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 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.

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

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