Vihiers

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Vihiers
Coat of arms of Vihiers
Coat of arms
Location of Vihiers
Vihiers is located in France
Vihiers
Vihiers
Vihiers is located in Pays de la Loire
Vihiers
Vihiers
Coordinates: 47°08′50″N 0°31′57″W / 47.1472°N 0.5325°W / 47.1472; -0.5325Coordinates: 47°08′50″N 0°31′57″W / 47.1472°N 0.5325°W / 47.1472; -0.5325
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentMaine-et-Loire
ArrondissementSaumur
CantonCholet-2
Area
1
59.7 km2 (23.1 sq mi)
Population
(2006[1])2
4,125
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vihiersois, Vihiersoise
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
49373 /49310
Elevation52–211 m (171–692 ft)
Websitehttp://www.vihiers.fr/
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.

Vihiers is a former commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Lys-Haut-Layon.[2]

Geography[edit]

Vihiers is around 30 km south of Angers, around 30 km northeast of Cholet, and around 80 km east of Nantes.

Transport[edit]

Main road D960 skirts the village. Local bus company Anjou bus runs occasional services from Angers.[3]

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ populations légales 2006 sur le site de l’INSEE
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral Archived February 15, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. 18 December 2015
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved June 30, 2010.

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