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The Temple of Saint-Gelais
The Temple of Saint-Gelais
Coat of arms of Saint-Gelais
Coat of arms
Saint-Gelais is located in France
Coordinates: 46°23′01″N 0°23′19″W / 46.3836°N .38861°W / 46.3836; -.38861Coordinates: 46°23′01″N 0°23′19″W / 46.3836°N .38861°W / 46.3836; -.38861
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Deux-Sèvres
Arrondissement Niort
Canton Niort-Nord
Intercommunality Niort
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Texier
Area1 16.40 km2 (6.33 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,681
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 79249 /79410
Elevation 30–93 m (98–305 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 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-Gelais is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France.

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