Vendée

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Vendée
Prefectur biggin o the Vendée depairtment in La Roche-sur-Yon
Prefectur biggin o the Vendée depairtment
in La Roche-sur-Yon
Banner o Vendée
Banner
Coat o airms o Vendée
Coat o airms
Location o Vendée in Fraunce
Location o Vendée in Fraunce
Coordinates: 46°40′14″N 1°25′36″W / 46.67056°N 1.42667°W / 46.67056; -1.42667Coordinates: 46°40′14″N 1°25′36″W / 46.67056°N 1.42667°W / 46.67056; -1.42667
KintraFraunce
RegionPays de la Loire
PrefecturLa Roche-sur-Yon
SubprefectursFontenay-le-Comte
Les Sables-d'Olonne
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilBruno Retailleau
Area
 • Total6,720 km2 (2,590 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot607,430
 • Rank38t
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer85
Arrondissements3
Cantons17
Communes282
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

The Vendée (French pronunciation: ​[vɑ̃.de]) is a depairtment in the Pays-de-la-Loire region in wast-central Fraunce, on the Atlantic Ocean.