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Le Mans Ville
Tap row: left, Le Mans 24-hr automobile race in Juin; richt, Le Mans Justice Depairtment Office; Middle row: View o Sarthe River an historic aurie, includin the Palais o Comtes du Maine; Bottom row: left, Le Mans Tramway in Gambetta Street; center, Facade biggit in Le Mans Commerce Center; richt, Saunt Julien Cathedral
Tap row: left, Le Mans 24-hr automobile race in Juin; richt, Le Mans Justice Depairtment Office; Middle row: View o Sarthe River an historic aurie, includin the Palais o Comtes du Maine; Bottom row: left, Le Mans Tramway in Gambetta Street; center, Facade biggit in Le Mans Commerce Center; richt, Saunt Julien Cathedral
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Le Mans Ville is located in Fraunce
Le Mans Ville
Le Mans Ville
Coordinates: 48°00′28″N 0°11′54″E / 48.0077°N 0.1984°E / 48.0077; 0.1984Coordinates: 48°00′28″N 0°11′54″E / 48.0077°N 0.1984°E / 48.0077; 0.1984
Kintra Fraunce
Region Pays de la Loire
Depairtment Sarthe
Arrondissement Le Mansbourg
Intercommunality Le Mans
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Boulard
Aurie
 • Land1 52.81 km2 (20.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 148,169
INSEE/Postal code 72181 / 72000
Diallin codes (0)243
Elevation 38–134 m (125–440 ft)
(avg. 51 m or 167 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Le Mans (pronounced: [lə mɑ̃]) is a ceety in Fraunce, locatit on the Sarthe River.

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  1. "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 
  2. Town Twinning, bolton.gov.uk, retrieved 22 Januar 2010 
  3. officially since 1967, traditionally since 836 (oldest partnership of its kind).
  4. Lelièvre, Jean; Balavoine, Maurice (1994). Le Mans-Paderborn, 836-1994: dans l'Europe, une amitié séculaire, un sillage de lumière. Le Mans: M. Balavoine. pp. 1–42. Retrieved 9 August 2013. 
  5. "The Origins of Town Twinning" (PDF). Inverness: The City of Inverness Town Twinning Committee. 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-10-30. 
  6. "Twinnings" (PDF). Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Retrieved 2013-08-25.