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The bell tower of the church
The bell tower of the church
Saint-Mars-sur-la-Futaie is located in France
Coordinates: 48°25′58″N 1°00′51″W / 48.4328°N 1.0142°W / 48.4328; -1.0142Coordinates: 48°25′58″N 1°00′51″W / 48.4328°N 1.0142°W / 48.4328; -1.0142
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Mayenne
Canton Landivy
Intercommunality Bocage Mayennais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Roulette
Area1 21.45 km2 (8.28 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 623
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 53238 /53220
Elevation 135–252 m (443–827 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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 Mars sur la Futaie is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France. It is notable as the site of the oldest known tree in France, a Hawthorn growing alongside the church, and reputedly planted in the 3rd century.

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