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La Turballe is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. This commune is known for its harbor, which is the first fishing harbor in the region. Every summer, there is a sardine party (fête de la sardine in French).

La Turballe
An aerial view of Pen-Bron, in La Turballe
An aerial view of Pen-Bron, in La Turballe
Coat of arms of La Turballe
Coat of arms
Location of La Turballe
La Turballe is located in France
La Turballe
La Turballe
La Turballe is located in Pays de la Loire
La Turballe
La Turballe
Coordinates: 47°20′47″N 2°30′20″W / 47.3464°N 2.5056°W / 47.3464; -2.5056Coordinates: 47°20′47″N 2°30′20″W / 47.3464°N 2.5056°W / 47.3464; -2.5056
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
ArrondissementSaint-Nazaire
CantonGuérande
IntercommunalityCap Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Leroux
Area
1
18.53 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,599
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
 • Urban
70,248
Demonym(s)Turballais, Turballaise
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
44211 /44420
Elevation0–45 m (0–148 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Turballe is close to the La Baule seaside resort.

The town, located on the Côte d'Amour, has 11 kilometers of beaches.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.