Pouzauges

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Pouzauges
Commune
The church of Our Lady
The church of Our Lady
Coat of arms of Pouzauges
Coat of arms
Pouzauges is located in France
Pouzauges
Pouzauges
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Pouzauges is located in Pays de la Loire
Pouzauges
Pouzauges
Coordinates: 46°46′59″N 0°50′10″W / 46.7831°N 0.8361°W / 46.7831; -0.8361Coordinates: 46°46′59″N 0°50′10″W / 46.7831°N 0.8361°W / 46.7831; -0.8361
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton Les Herbiers
Intercommunality Pays de Pouzauges
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Roy
Area1 36.65 km2 (14.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,518
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85182 /85700
Elevation 92–280 m (302–919 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.

Pouzauges is a commune in the Vendée département in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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The river Lay forms most of the commune's southern border.

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