|region||Pays de la Loire|
|surface||86.7 km 2|
|Residents||2,196 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||25 inhabitants / km 2|
Villeneuve-en-Perseigne is a commune with 2,196 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the Sarthe department in the region of Pays de la Loire ; it belongs to the arrondissement of Mamers and the canton of Mamers (until March 2015: canton of La Fresnaye-sur-Chédouet ).
On January 1, 2015, the previously independent communes of Chassé , La Fresnaye-sur-Chédouet , Lignières-la-Carelle , Montigny , Roullée and Saint-Rigomer-des-Bois were merged to form the Commune nouvelle Villeneuve-en-Perseigne .
Villeneuve-en-Perseigne is about 45 kilometers north of Le Mans and about ten kilometers east-northeast of Alençon city center . The Sarthe limits the municipality in the north. The parish is part of the Normandy-Maine Regional Nature Park .
|Area (km²)||Population (2012)|
|La Fresnaye-sur-Chédouet (administrative headquarters)||72137||31.41||939|
To the south of the municipality is the Perseigne forest, a 5100 hectare wooded area with the predominant sessile oak .
- La Belle Échappée Museum
- Courtillole Castle, built at the end of the 17th century
- Bicycle museum
- Saint-Gervais-et-Saint-Protais church from the 11th / 12th centuries century
- Manor house La Juisselerie from the 16th / 17th centuries century
- 18th century Le Bois Girard manor
- old church from the 13th century
- Castle from 1750
- Les Riaux manor from the 16th century
- La Trinité church from the 11th / 12th centuries century
- La Garenne mansion from the 15th century
- La Loge mansion from the 15th century
- Saint Rigomer church from the 12th century
- Population figures retrospectively as of January 1, 2012