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"Sablé" redirects here. For the biscuit, see Sablé (biscuit).
The town hall of Sablé in Raphaël Élizé square.
The town hall of Sablé in Raphaël Élizé square.
Coat of arms of Sablé-sur-Sarthe
Coat of arms
Sablé-sur-Sarthe is located in France
Coordinates: 47°51′02″N 0°19′45″W / 47.8505°N 0.3292°W / 47.8505; -0.3292Coordinates: 47°51′02″N 0°19′45″W / 47.8505°N 0.3292°W / 47.8505; -0.3292
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement La Flèche
Canton Sablé-sur-Sarthe
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Joulaud
Area1 36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 13,141
 • Density 360/km2 (920/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72264 / 72300

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.

Sablé-sur-Sarthe, commonly referred to as Sablé, is a commune in the Sarthe department in the Pays de la Loire region in west France.


The Vaige forms part of the commune's north-western border, flows southwards through the middle of the commune, then flows into the Sarthe River in the town of Sablé-sur-Sarthe.

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