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The church of Saint-Julien, in Saint-Julien-de-Concelles
The church of Saint-Julien, in Saint-Julien-de-Concelles
Coat of arms of Saint-Julien-de-Concelles
Coat of arms
Saint-Julien-de-Concelles is located in France
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Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Nantes
Canton Le Loroux-Bottereau
Intercommunality Loire-Divatte
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Audouin
Area1 31.74 km2 (12.25 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 6,260
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44169 / 44450
Elevation 0–53 m (0–174 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

Saint-Julien-de-Concelles is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Saint-Julien-de-Concelles is known for being the town of that founded the creation of popular beurre blanc sauce sauce. The sauce was first discovered in a small restaurant on the banks of the river Loire. The town is also one of France's main growers of the mâche (lambs lettuce). Its flat and sandy land provides good terrain for growing vegetables, such as leeks, and some flowers. Saint-Julien-de-Concelles also grows the grapes on its hills that produce local Muscadet wine.

A very large lake known as the Plan d'Eau du Chêne is located near to the center of Saint-Julien-de-Concelles. The lake offers sailing, fishing, various sports and beautiful scenery for walking, which attracts nature lovers.

Sister cities

The following cities are twinned with Saint-Julien-de-Concelles:[1]


See also


  1. "Ystävyyskuntatoiminta" (in norsk bokmål). City of Saarijärvi. Retrieved 2012-06-01.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>