Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer

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Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer
The church of Saint-Benoît, in Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer
The church of Saint-Benoît, in Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer
Coat of arms of Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer is located in France
Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer
Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 46°25′28″N 1°21′12″W / 46.4244°N 1.3532°W / 46.4244; -1.3532Coordinates: 46°25′28″N 1°21′12″W / 46.4244°N 1.3532°W / 46.4244; -1.3532
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Les Sables-d'Olonne
Canton Moutiers-les-Mauxfaits
Intercommunality Pays moutierrois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Neau
Area1 15.53 km2 (6.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 344
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85201 /85540
Elevation 1–26 m (3.3–85.3 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.

Saint-Benoist-sur-Mer is a commune (or Saint-Benectict-super-mare) in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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The river Lay forms most of the commune's south-eastern border.

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