|region||Pays de la Loire|
|Community association||Maine Saosnois|
|surface||14.7 km 2|
|Residents||152 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||10 inhabitants / km 2|
Villaines-la-Carelle is a French municipality with 152 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 Mamers . The inhabitants are called Villainois .
Villaines-la-Carelle is located about 53 kilometers north-northeast of Le Mans and about 20 kilometers east-southeast of Alençon in the valley of the Bienne . Villaines-la-Carelle is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Louzes in the north, Aillières-Beauvoir in the north and east, Saint-Longis in the southeast, Vezot in the south, Saint-Rémy-du-Val in the southwest, Neufchâtel-en-Saosnois in the west as well Villeneuve-en-Perseigne in the north-west. The parish is part of the Normandy-Maine Regional Nature Park .
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- Saint-Rémy church from the 16th century
- Rectory from the 17th century