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Sarthe
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
KintraFraunce
RegionPays de la Loire
PrefecturLe Mans
SubprefectursLa Flèche
Mamers
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilRoland du Luart
Area
 • Total6,206 km2 (2,396 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot556,946
 • Rank47t
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer72
Arrondissements3
Cantons21
Communes375
^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.