Fontevraud-l'Abbaye

Fontevraud-l'Abbaye is a commune in the western French department of Maine-et-Loire. It is situated both in the Loire Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site between Chalonnes-sur-Loire and Sully-sur-Loire, and the Loire Anjou Touraine French regional natural park.

Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Aerial view of Fontevraud Abbey
Aerial view of Fontevraud Abbey
Coat of arms of Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Coat of arms
Location of Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye is located in France
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye is located in Pays de la Loire
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Coordinates: 47°10′59″N 0°03′02″E / 47.1831°N 0.0506°E / 47.1831; 0.0506Coordinates: 47°10′59″N 0°03′02″E / 47.1831°N 0.0506°E / 47.1831; 0.0506
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentMaine-et-Loire
ArrondissementSaumur
CantonSaumur
IntercommunalityCA Saumur Val de Loire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Régine Catin
Area
1
14.86 km2 (5.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,536
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fontevriste
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
49140 /49590
Elevation37–114 m (121–374 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)
WebsiteSite de la mairie de Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
The lantern of the dead of St Catherine's chapel
Population (1999): 1,189
Area: 1,482 ha
Average altitude: 80 m

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ReferencesEdit

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

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The town as viewed from the east