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Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe

Georges Rouault house

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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

Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Area
 • Land1 6.64 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population
 • Population2 2,191
 • Population2 density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72029 / 

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.

Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, also known as Beaumont-le-Vicomte, is a commune in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays-de-la-Loire in north-western France.

The residents are known as Belmontais.

Geography

Beaumont is situated half way between Alençon (24 km) and Le Mans (25 km). Fresnay-sur-Sarthe is 12 km (7.5 mi) away, Ballon 13 km (8.1 mi), Sillé-le-Guillaume 21 km (13 mi) and Mamers 25 km (16 mi). Like the name indicates, Beaumont lies on the river Sarthe.

Twin towns

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

See also

References

  • INSEE
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