Rochefort-sur-Loire

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Rochefort-sur-Loire
Eastern entry of Rochefort-sur-Loire
Eastern entry of Rochefort-sur-Loire
Coat of arms of Rochefort-sur-Loire
Coat of arms
Rochefort-sur-Loire is located in France
Rochefort-sur-Loire
Rochefort-sur-Loire
Coordinates: 47°21′28″N 0°39′17″W / 47.3578°N 0.6547°W / 47.3578; -0.6547Coordinates: 47°21′28″N 0°39′17″W / 47.3578°N 0.6547°W / 47.3578; -0.6547
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Angers
Canton Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Loire-Layon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Bernardeau
Area1 27.8 km2 (10.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,128
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 49259 / 49190
Elevation 12–104 m (39–341 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.

Rochefort-sur-Loire is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the river Layon.

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