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The town hall of Sablé in Raphaël Élizé square.

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Sablé-sur-Sarthe is located in France
Coordinates: 47°51′02″N 0°19′45″W / 47.8505, -0.3292Coordinates: 47°51′02″N 0°19′45″W / 47.8505, -0.3292
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement La Flèche
Canton Sablé-sur-Sarthe
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Joulaud
Area1 36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 13,141
 • Density 360/km2 (920/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 72264 / 72300
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.

Sablé-sur-Sarthe, commonly referred to as Sablé, is a commune in the Sarthe department in the Pays de la Loire region in west France.


The Vaige forms part of the commune's north-western border, flows southwards through the middle of the commune, then flows into the Sarthe River in the town of Sablé-sur-Sarthe.

Points of interest[]

  • Arboretum du Rosay

See also[]

  • Communes of the Sarthe department
  • Sablé-sur-Sarthe hostage crisis


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