Préaux, Mayenne

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Préaux
Commune
The church of Saint-Martin, in Préaux
The church of Saint-Martin, in Préaux
Préaux is located in France
Préaux
Préaux
Coordinates: 47°56′12″N 0°27′54″W / 47.9367°N 0.465°W / 47.9367; -0.465Coordinates: 47°56′12″N 0°27′54″W / 47.9367°N 0.465°W / 47.9367; -0.465
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Château-Gontier
Canton Grez-en-Bouère
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Roland Foucault
Area1 9.58 km2 (3.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 170
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 53184 /53340
Elevation 47–82 m (154–269 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Préaux is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

The Vaige flows southeastwards through the middle of the commune and forms part of its eastern border.

See also[edit]