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Panon (France)
region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Mamers
Community association Maine Saosnois
Coordinates 48 ° 20 '  N , 0 ° 18'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 20 '  N , 0 ° 18'  E
height 112-147 m
surface 2.37 km 2
Residents 44 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 19 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 72600
INSEE code

Panon is a French commune in the region of Pays de la Loire in the Sarthe department in Arrondissement Mamers in Canton Mamers .

Geographical location

With 2.37 square kilometers and 44 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017), the municipality is one of the smallest municipalities in France. The place is 112 to 147 m above sea level , in the midst of an intensely agricultural area about 40 km north of Le Mans and 5 km southwest of Mamers. In Mont-Renault you leave the Departement-Straße 300 coming from Mamers in a northerly direction and after 2 km you reach Panon. The Ruisseau-La-Saosnette flows through the village.


  • Catholic church Saint-Sulpice, Romanesque (11th century; expanded in the 18th century), single nave with wooden barrel vault under the gable roof, tower above the west facade also with gable roof, Romanesque portal; inside several historical wooden sculptures: on a crossbeam above the choir arch, Christ on the cross with Mary and John; on the main altar on the left St. Sebastian , on the right St. Laurentius , in the middle St. Sulpice de Bourges ; on the left side altar a Madonna , on the right St. Vincent
  • Lavoir (wash house, 19th century)
  • Fountain (19th century)


  • Panon Saint-Sulpice . In: Èglises de la Sarthe . Editions de la Reinette n.d. , pp. 310-312, ISBN 2-913566-44-8

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