Sablé-sur-Sarthe

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47°51'01"N
000°19'45"W
Country
 France
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Sablé-sur-Sarthe, commonly referred to as Sablé, is a commune in the Sarthe department, in the Pays de la Loire region, in western France. It is about 50 km northeast of Angers.

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Geography

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.

History

François Fillon was mayor of Sablé from 1983 to 2001 and coincidentally has a TGV station on the line from Paris-Nantes despite a relatively small population.

Tourism

The town is a hub for river cruising along the Sarthe. There is a festival of baroque music every August.

Industry

From 2010 to 2015, the motor car firm Venturi had a factory at Sablé-sur-Sarthe.

Points of interest

Arboretum du Rosay
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