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The church of Saint-Julien, in Saint-Julien-de-Concelles
The church of Saint-Julien, in Saint-Julien-de-Concelles
Coat of arms of Saint-Julien-de-Concelles
Coat of arms
Saint-Julien-de-Concelles is located in France
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Saint-Julien-de-Concelles is located in Pays de la Loire
Coordinates: 47°15′15″N 1°23′04″W / 47.2542°N 1.3844°W / 47.2542; -1.3844Coordinates: 47°15′15″N 1°23′04″W / 47.2542°N 1.3844°W / 47.2542; -1.3844
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Vallet
Intercommunality Loire-Divatte
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Audouin
Area1 31.74 km2 (12.25 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 6,260
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 44169 /44450
Elevation 0–53 m (0–174 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 ft)
Website Official website

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-Julien-de-Concelles is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Saint-Julien-de-Concelles is the home of the popular beurre blanc sauce. The sauce was first discovered in a small restaurant on the banks of the river Loire.[1] The town is also one of France's main growers of the mâche (lambs lettuce). Its flat and sandy land provides good terrain for growing vegetables, such as leeks, and some flowers. Saint-Julien-de-Concelles also grows the grapes on its hills that produce local Muscadet wine.

A very large lake known as the Plan d'Eau du Chêne is located near to the center of Saint-Julien-de-Concelles. The lake offers sailing, fishing, various sports and beautiful scenery for walking, which attracts nature lovers.

Sister cities[edit]

The following cities are twinned with Saint-Julien-de-Concelles:[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ St-Julien-de-Concelles Official Website Retrieved 24 May 2008. Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Ystävyyskuntatoiminta" (in Norwegian). City of Saarijärvi. Archived from the original on 2013-12-06. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 

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