Candé


Candé

French commune
name= Candé


caption= The church and the old town


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x = 76
y = 105
time zone = CET (GMT +1)
lat_long = coord|47|33|42|N|01|02|09|W|type:city
region= Pays de la Loire
departement= Maine-et-Loire (49)
mayor= Gérard Delaunay
party = UMP
mandat = since 2001
area= 4.91
population= 2,721
date-population=2007 estimate
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density= 528
date-density= 1999
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insee = 49054
cp = 49440
diallingcode = 0241

Candé is a village in West-central France, Maine-et-Loire département.

In the 11th century the village became an important military site for Anjou under baron Rorgon de Candé, at Fort-Castle of Candé.

Candé used to be the home of Marie Brémont, the world's oldest person in 2000-2001.

"Candé" comes from the a Celtic word "condate" which means confluence. There are two other villages in France with similar names:
*Candé-sur-Beuvron in Loir-et-Cher (pop 1,208) - 170 km from Candé.
*Candes-Saint-Martin in Indre-et-Loire (pop 227) - 90 km from Candé.

Population

*1810 census: 948
*1990 census: 2562
*1999 census: 2654

ee also

* Communes of the Maine-et-Loire department

References

* http://www.fallingrain.com/world/FR/0/Cande.html
* http://loire.angloinfo.com/maps/488/Cand%C3%A9+Map.html
* http://www.insee.fr/fr/ffc/pop_legale/popliste.asp
* http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/abstract/population/population/france/c_population13.html


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