Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine

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Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
Commune
The Château de la Chevallerie, in Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
The Château de la Chevallerie, in Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
Coat of arms of Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
Coat of arms
Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine is located in France
Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine is located in Pays de la Loire
Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine
Coordinates: 46°29′06″N 1°06′37″W / 46.485°N 1.1103°W / 46.485; -1.1103Coordinates: 46°29′06″N 1°06′37″W / 46.485°N 1.1103°W / 46.485; -1.1103
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton Luçon
Intercommunality Pays de Sainte-Hermine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Joly
Area1 35.52 km2 (13.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,002
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85216 /85400
Elevation 0–44 m (0–144 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 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.

Sainte-Gemme-la-Plaine is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

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