Pontchâteau

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Pontchâteau
Commune
The town hall of Pontchâteau
The town hall of Pontchâteau
Coat of arms of Pontchâteau
Coat of arms
Pontchâteau is located in France
Pontchâteau
Pontchâteau
Coordinates: 47°25′48″N 2°04′59″W / 47.43°N 2.083°W / 47.43; -2.083Coordinates: 47°25′48″N 2°04′59″W / 47.43°N 2.083°W / 47.43; -2.083
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Saint-Nazaire
Canton Pontchâteau
Intercommunality Brivet et Brière
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Danielle Cornet
Area1 55.79 km2 (21.54 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 10,191
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 44129 /44160
Elevation 0–52 m (0–171 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 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.

Pontchâteau (Breton: Pontkastell-Keren) is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

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