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
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
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)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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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