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The town hall in Saint-Florent-des-Bois
The town hall in Saint-Florent-des-Bois
Coat of arms of Saint-Florent-des-Bois
Coat of arms
Saint-Florent-des-Bois is located in France
Coordinates: 46°35′40″N 1°18′53″W / 46.5944°N 1.3147°W / 46.5944; -1.3147Coordinates: 46°35′40″N 1°18′53″W / 46.5944°N 1.3147°W / 46.5944; -1.3147
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement La Roche-sur-Yon
Canton Mareuil-sur-Lay-Dissais
Intercommunality Pays Yonnais
Area1 36.76 km2 (14.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,655
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85213 /85310
Elevation 18–83 m (59–272 ft)
(avg. 42 m or 138 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-Florent-des-Bois is a former commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Rives-de-l'Yon.[1]

It is located on the periphery of La Roche-sur-Yon.

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Florent-des-Bois is twinned with the village of Silkstone in South Yorkshire, England


The river Yon forms part of the commune's western border.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 28 December 2015