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Sarthe
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Sarthe depairtment, in Le Mans
Prefectur biggin o the Sarthe depairtment, in Le Mans
Coat o airms o Sarthe
Coat o airms
Location o Sarthe in Fraunce
Location o Sarthe in Fraunce
Coordinates: 48°17′N 0°13′E / 48.283°N 0.217°E / 48.283; 0.217Coordinates: 48°17′N 0°13′E / 48.283°N 0.217°E / 48.283; 0.217
Kintra Fraunce
Region Pays de la Loire
Prefectur Le Mans
Subprefecturs La Flèche
Mamers
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Roland du Luart
Aurie1
 • Tot 6,206 km2 (2,396 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Tot 556,946
 • Rank 47t
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 72
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 21
Communes 375
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Sarthe (French pronunciation: [saʁt]) is a French department in the northwast o the naition, named efter the Sarthe River.