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The château du Portillon and the edge of the Sèvre Nantaise
The château du Portillon and the edge of the Sèvre Nantaise
Coat of arms of Vertou
Coat of arms
Vertou is located in France
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Vertou
Intercommunality Urban Community of Nantes Métropole
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Laurent Dejoie
Area1 35.68 km2 (13.78 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 20,268
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44215 / 44120
Elevation 1–56 m (3.3–183.7 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.

Vertou is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

It is located on the River Sèvre Nantaise, and was a historical town of Brittany.

Today, Vertou is a component of the metropolitan Urban Community of Nantes Métropole and is the fifth-largest suburb of the city of Nantes, lying just southeast of Nantes.

Twin towns

See also

External links

  • Official website (French)
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