Soudan, Loire-Atlantique

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The church in Soudan
The church in Soudan
Coat of arms of Soudan
Coat of arms
Soudan is located in France
Location within Pays de la Loire region
Soudan is located in Pays de la Loire
Coordinates: 47°44′18″N 1°18′13″W / 47.7383°N 1.3036°W / 47.7383; -1.3036Coordinates: 47°44′18″N 1°18′13″W / 47.7383°N 1.3036°W / 47.7383; -1.3036
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Châteaubriant-Ancenis
Canton Châteaubriant
Intercommunality Castelbriantais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Douaud
Area1 53.82 km2 (20.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,015
 • Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Soudanaises, Soudanais
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 44199 /44110
Elevation 57–111 m (187–364 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.

Soudan is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.


The river Verzée rises in the north-western part of the commune, then flows eastward through its northern part; the river Chère rises in the southern part of the commune, then flows northwestward through its western part.

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