Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe (pre-revolutionary name: Beaumont-le-Vicomte) is a commune in the Sarthe department and Pays de la Loire region of north-western France.

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
View of the town and river
View of the town and river
Coat of arms of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Coat of arms
Location of Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe is located in France
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe is located in Pays de la Loire
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Beaumont-sur-Sarthe
Coordinates: 48°13′37″N 0°07′53″E / 48.2269°N 0.1314°E / 48.2269; 0.1314Coordinates: 48°13′37″N 0°07′53″E / 48.2269°N 0.1314°E / 48.2269; 0.1314
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentSarthe
ArrondissementMamers
CantonSillé-le-Guillaume
IntercommunalityCC Haute Sarthe Alpes Mancelles
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) François Robin
Area
1
6.64 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,960
 • Density300/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
72029 /72170
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The residents of Beaumont are known in French as les Belmontais.

GeographyEdit

As the name indicates, Beaumont lies on the River Sarthe. The town is situated midway between Alençon (23 km) and Le Mans (25 km). Ballon and Fresnay-sur-Sarthe are each 10 km away, Sillé-le-Guillaume is 20 km and Mamers 22 km away.

Twin townsEdit

  Beaumont-sur-Sarthe is twinned with the town of Burgh le Marsh in Lincolnshire, England.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.