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Meigné-le-Vicomte

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Meigné-le-Vicomte
Meigné-le-Vicomte (Frankreich)
Meigné-le-Vicomte
Community Noyant Villages
Region Pays de la Loire
Département Maine-et-Loire
Arrondissement Saumur
Coordinates 47° 31′ N, 0° 12′ OCoordinates 47° 31′ N, 0° 12′ O
Postal code 49490
Former INSEE code 49197
Incorporation 15. December 2016
Status Commune déléguée

Castle Le Plessis-Lionnet (postcard around 1905)

Meigné-le-Vicomte is a locality and commune déléguée in the Noyant-Villages commune in France with 335 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2018) in the Maine-et-Loire department in the Pays de la Loire region. The inhabitants are called Meignéens.

Meigné-le-Vicomte was merged on 15 December 2016 with 13 other communes, namely Auverse, Breil, Broc, Chalonnes-sous-le-Lude, Chavaignes, Chigné, Dénezé-sous-le-Lude, Genneteil, Lasse, Linières-Bouton, Méon, Noyant and Parçay-les-Pins to form the new commune of Noyant-Villages.

Geography

Meigné-le-Vicomte is located about 52 kilometres east-northeast of Angers in the Baugeois countryside.

Population development

Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2013
Inhabitants 580 504 405 385 328 322 342 308
Sources: Cassini and INSEE

Places of interest

  • Church of Saint-Pierre from the 12th century
  • Rectory from the 16th/17th century
  • Boisset manor house from the 16th century, Monument historique since 1968
  • Castle Le Grand-Massé from the 18th/19th century
  • Castle Le Plessis-Lionnet from the 15th/16th century
  • Castle La Touche from the 17th/18th century
  • Baudelan manor house from the 17th century
  • La Maillardière manor house from the 16th century
  • La Quelouze manor house from the 16th century
  • La Roche manor house from the 16th/17th century

Personalities

  • Henri Guibert (1883-1967), motor racing driver

Literature

  • Le Patrimoine des Communes de Maine-et-Loire. Flohic Editions, vol. 2, Paris 2001, ISBN 2-84234-117-1, pp. 928-930.

Web links

Commons: Meigné-le-Vicomte– Collection of images