Tuffé

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Tuffé
Tuffé is located in France
Tuffé
Tuffé
Coordinates: 48°06′51″N 0°30′55″E / 48.1142°N 0.5153°E / 48.1142; 0.5153Coordinates: 48°06′51″N 0°30′55″E / 48.1142°N 0.5153°E / 48.1142; 0.5153
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton La Ferté-Bernard
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de l'Huisne Sarthoise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André-Pierre Guittet
Area1 24.66 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
Population (2006[1])2 1,520
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 72363 /72160
Elevation 68–150 m (223–492 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.

Tuffé is a former commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays de la Loire in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Tuffé-Val-de-la-Chéronne.[2]

The grammarian and lexicographer Pierre-Roland-François Butet (1769–1825) was born in Tuffé.

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