Chalonnes-sur-Loire

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Chalonnes-sur-Loire
The Chalonnes-sur-Loire bridge
The Chalonnes-sur-Loire bridge
Coat of arms of Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Coat of arms
Location of Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Chalonnes-sur-Loire is located in France
Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Chalonnes-sur-Loire is located in Pays de la Loire
Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Coordinates: 47°21′05″N 0°45′45″W / 47.3514°N 0.7625°W / 47.3514; -0.7625Coordinates: 47°21′05″N 0°45′45″W / 47.3514°N 0.7625°W / 47.3514; -0.7625
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentMaine-et-Loire
ArrondissementAngers
CantonChalonnes-sur-Loire
Government
 • MayorStella Dupont
Area
1
38.56 km2 (14.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,738
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
49063 /49290
Elevation10–99 m (33–325 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chalonnes-sur-Loire is a commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. It is located on the right bank of the Loire River in the Loire Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site area.

Geography[edit]

The town is in the heart of the Anjou, a historical agricultural region southwest of Angers renowned for Loire Valley wines; the Layon flows into the Loire River at the commune.

The airport nearest to Chalonnes-sur-Loire for regional flights is Angers – Loire Airport (41 km), and for international flights is Nantes Atlantique Airport (67 km).[2]

Twin towns[edit]

Chalonnes-sur-Loire is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  2. ^ "information" Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine
Saint-Maurille church of Chalonnes-sur-Loire