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A road sign at the entrance to Rouez
A road sign at the entrance to Rouez
Coat of arms of Rouez-en-Champagne
Coat of arms
Rouez-en-Champagne is located in France
Coordinates: 48°08′25″N 0°06′46″W / 48.1403°N 0.1128°W / 48.1403; -0.1128Coordinates: 48°08′25″N 0°06′46″W / 48.1403°N 0.1128°W / 48.1403; -0.1128
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Sillé-le-Guillaume
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Sillé
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Melot
Area1 33.65 km2 (12.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 787
 • Density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72256 /72140
Elevation 92–171 m (302–561 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.

Rouez, also called Rouez-en-Champagne, is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.


The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the left bank of the Merdereau, a left tributary of the Vègre, which flows southeastward through the commune.

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