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The new Town Hall in Entrammes
The new Town Hall in Entrammes
Coat of arms of Entrammes
Coat of arms
Entrammes is located in France
Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Mayenne
Arrondissement Laval
Canton Laval-Est
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Bodin
Area1 26.16 km2 (10.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,076
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 53094 / 53260
Elevation 33–108 m (108–354 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Entrammes is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France. It is located about 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) west of Parné-sur-Roc and about 3.7 kilometres (2.3 mi) south of Laval Entrammes Airport in Laval.[1]


Entrammes owes its location to a major ford across the Mayenne River: the road connecting Le Mans to Rennes traditionally crossed the river here. Consequently, a substantial town covering approximately 55 hectares existed here already two thousand years ago, and was already settled during the first century BC.


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