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The Chalonnes-sur-Loire bridge
The Chalonnes-sur-Loire bridge
Coat of arms of Chalonnes-sur-Loire
Coat of arms
Chalonnes-sur-Loire is located in France
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
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Angers
Canton Chalonnes-sur-Loire
 • Mayor Stella Dupont
Area1 38.56 km2 (14.89 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 6,550
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 49063 /49290
Elevation 10–99 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.


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).[1]

Twin towns[edit]

Chalonnes-sur-Loire is twinned with:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "information"
Saint-Maurille church of Chalonnes-sur-Loire