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Coordinates: 47°19′13″N 01°20′43″W / 47.32028°N 1.34528°W / 47.32028; -1.34528

Commune of Le Cellier

ChapelleSaintMeenLeCellier.jpg
The Saint-Méen chapel.
Location
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Map highlighting the commune of
Time zone CET (GMT +1)
Coordinates 47°19′13″N 01°20′43″W / 47.32028°N 1.34528°W / 47.32028; -1.34528
Administration
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Mayor Philippe des Jamonières
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Land area1 35.99 km2 (13.90 sq mi)
Population2 3,448  (1999)
 - Density 96 /km2 (250 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 44028/ 44850
Dialling code 0240
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Monuments and sites of interest

The commune lies on the north bank of the Loire River; this spot offers magnificent views.

Château de Clermont

The Château de Clermont, built between 1643 and 1649 by the Chenu, an old French family, was acquired by the Maupassant family. At the end of his life, the actor Louis de Funès came to live in the castle, which had been inherited by his wife, a descendant of the Maupassants.

The tomb of Louis de Funès

The banks of the Loire have seen also the poet René-Guy Cadou or the painter William Turner.

The Folies-Siffait are strange rests of architecture from the nineteenth century. These hanging gardens overlooks the Loire.

See also

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