|region||Pays de la Loire|
|Community association||Gesnois Biluria|
|surface||18.37 km 2|
|Residents||737 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||40 inhabitants / km 2|
Town hall (Mairie) of Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes
Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes is a French municipality with 737 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 Saint-Calais (until 2015: canton of Bouloire ). The inhabitants are called Chavaignais .
Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes is located about 29 kilometers east of Le Mans on the banks of the small river Dué , which is also called Nogue here . Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Dollon in the north and east, Coudrecieux in the south and south-east, Bouloire in the south and south-west, Le Breil-sur-Mérize in the west and Thorigné-sur-Dué in the west and north-west.
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- Saint-Michel church, a historic monument since 1952
- Lassay Castle from the 18th century
- Hélène Bertaux (1825–1909), sculptor
- Le Patrimoine des Communes de la Sarthe. Flohic Editions, Volume 1, Paris 2000, ISBN 2-84234-106-6 , pp. 278-280.