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The Château of Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet
The Château of Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet
Coat of arms of Saint-Loup-Lamairé
Coat of arms
Saint-Loup-Lamairé is located in France
Coordinates: 46°47′21″N 0°09′50″W / 46.7892°N 0.1639°W / 46.7892; -0.1639Coordinates: 46°47′21″N 0°09′50″W / 46.7892°N 0.1639°W / 46.7892; -0.1639
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Deux-Sèvres
Arrondissement Parthenay
Canton Saint-Loup-Lamairé
Intercommunality Val du Thouet
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Boquier
Area1 21.80 km2 (8.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,016
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 79268 /79600
Elevation 74–162 m (243–531 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 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-Loup-Lamairé is a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in western France.

The commune was formed in 1974 by the merger of two former communes: Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet and Lamairé.

As indicated by its name, the village of Saint-Loup-sur-Thouet is situated on the River Thouet. The long-distance walking route GR 36 also passes through, en route from Ouistreham, on the coast of the English Channel, to Bourg-Madame, on the border with Spain.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "France for Walkers - The Thouet Valley". France Magazine. Retrieved 2008-06-04. 
  2. ^ Carte de Promenade - 33 - Cholet Niort. Institut Geographique National.