|region||Pays de la Loire|
|Community association||Haute Sarthe Alpes Mancelles|
|surface||12.88 km 2|
|Residents||963 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||75 inhabitants / km 2|
Gesnes-le-Gandelin is a French municipality with 963 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 Sillé-le-Guillaume (until 2015: canton of Saint-Paterne ). The inhabitants are called Gesnois .
Gesnes-le-Gandelin is about 40 kilometers north-north-west of Le Mans and about nine kilometers south-south-west of Alençon on the border with the Orne department . Gesnes-le-Gandelin is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Héloup in the north, Bérus in the east and northeast, Oisseau-le-Petit in the east, Fyé in the southeast, Saint-Victeur in the south, Assé-le-Boisne in the south and southwest and Moulins- le-Carbonnel to the west.
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- Saint-Pierre church from the 13th century, rebuilt in the 16th century, monument historique since 1927
- Saint-Évroult chapel from the 11th century
- Gallic-Celtic oppidum ( camp of Saint-Évroult ), Monument historique since 1982
- Wash houses