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Sarthe

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Sarthe
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Coat of Arms de la Sarthe


Details
Information
Number72
RegionPays de la Loire
PrefectureLe Mans
SubprefectureLa Flèche
Mamers
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density

Ranked 47th


529,851


85 /km²
Area6,206 km²
Arrondissements3
Cantons40
Communes375
President of the
general council
Roland du Luart
Location
Location of de la Sarthe in France

Sarthe is a French département, named after the Sarthe River.

History

The département was created after the French Revolution, on March 4 1790 pursuant to the law of December 22 1789, starting from a part of province of Maine.

Geography

The Sarthe forms part of the Loire. It borders on the départements of Orne, Eure-et-Loir, Loir-et-Cher, Indre-et-Loire, Maine-et-Loire and Mayenne.


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