Vihiers

Vihiers is a former commune in the Maine-et-Loire department in western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Lys-Haut-Layon.[2]

Vihiers

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Location of Vihiers
Vihiers
Vihiers
Coordinates: 47°08′50″N 0°31′57″W
CountryFrance
RegionPays de la Loire
DepartmentMaine-et-Loire
ArrondissementCholet
CantonCholet-2
CommuneLys-Haut-Layon
Area
1
59.7 km2 (23.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
8,073
  Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vihiersois, Vihiersoise
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
49310
Elevation52–211 m (171–692 ft)
Websitehttp://www.vihiers.fr/
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

Vihiers is around 30 km south of Angers, around 30 km northeast of Cholet, and around 80 km east of Nantes.

Transport

Main road D960 skirts the village. Local bus company Anjou bus runs occasional services from Angers.[3]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. Arrêté préfectoral Archived February 15, 2016, at the Wayback Machine 18 December 2015
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved June 30, 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)


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