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Cherré-Au (France)
region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton La Ferté-Bernard
Community association Communauté de communes du Pays de l'Huisne Sarthoise
Coordinates 48 ° 11 ′  N , 0 ° 40 ′  E Coordinates: 48 ° 11 ′  N , 0 ° 40 ′  E
height 78-189 m
surface 30.37 km 2
Residents 2,698 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 89 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 72400
INSEE code

Cherré-Au is a French commune with 2,698 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Sarthe in the region Pays de la Loire . It belongs to the arrondissement of Mamers and the canton of La Ferté-Bernard .

It was created as Commune nouvelle with effect from January 1, 2019 by merging the previous municipalities of Cherré and Cherreau , which have the status of a Commune déléguée in the new municipality . The administrative headquarters are located in Cherré.


District former
INSEE code
Area (km²) Population as of
January 1, 2017
Cherré (administrative headquarters) 72080 18.73 1,757
Cherreau 72081 11.64 941


The community is located around 40 kilometers northeast of Le Mans . It connects to the east of the city of La Ferté-Bernard , with the settlement areas merging in places. The municipality is crossed by the Gradon River , a tributary of the Huisne . The A 11 motorway runs along the southern border . Neighboring municipalities are: Avezé in the north, Ceton in the northeast, Cormes in the east and southeast, Saint-Maixent in the south, Villaines-la-Gonais and Saint-Martin-des-Monts in the southwest, La Ferté-Bernard in the west and Souvigné-sur- Même in the northwest.

Web links

Commons : Cherré-Au  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Decree of the Prefecture on the creation of the Cherré-Au nouvelle commune of September 13, 2018.
  2. current population according to INSEE