Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay

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Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay
Coat of arms of Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay
Coat of arms
Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay is located in France
Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay
Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay
Coordinates: 47°18′11″N 0°37′52″W / 47.3031°N 0.6311°W / 47.3031; -0.6311Coordinates: 47°18′11″N 0°37′52″W / 47.3031°N 0.6311°W / 47.3031; -0.6311
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Angers
Canton Thouarcé
Intercommunality Coteaux-du-Layon
Government
 • Mayor François Cailleau
Area1 14.44 km2 (5.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 1,918
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 49292 /49750
Elevation 16–96 m (52–315 ft)
(avg. 66 m or 217 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-Lambert-du-Lattay is a former commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. On 31 December 2015, it was merged into the new commune Val-du-Layon.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Layon Valley

The commune is situated 28 km south-by-west of Angers on the way towards Cholet. Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay is on the south bank of the river Layon and the river Hyrôme flows through the eastern part of the village. The banks of the rivers host vineyards which are notably producing Coteaux du layon and other Anjou wines.

History[edit]

War in the Vendée (1793–1796) and especially the battle of Pont-Barré took place in Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay during the French Revolution.

Twin towns[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Patrick Dewaere (actor) is buried in the cemetery of Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral, 25 November 2015 (French)
  2. ^ a b "Le comité de Jumelage" (in French). saintlambertdulattay.fr. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Jumelage" (in French). linkebeek.info. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 

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