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The church in Vouvant
The church in Vouvant
Vouvant is located in France
Coordinates: 46°34′20″N 0°46′11″W / 46.5722°N 0.7698°W / 46.5722; -0.7698Coordinates: 46°34′20″N 0°46′11″W / 46.5722°N 0.7698°W / 46.5722; -0.7698
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Vendée
Arrondissement Fontenay-le-Comte
Canton La Châtaigneraie
Intercommunality Pays de Fontenay-le-Comte
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Berland
Area1 20.20 km2 (7.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 852
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 85305 / 85120
Elevation 35–110 m (115–361 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.

Vouvant is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

Vouvant is labelled as "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France".

Its inhabitants are called Vouvantais.

Sites and monuments[edit]

The Tour Mélusine is the keep of a former castle.

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