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Title: Saint-Joachim  
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Subject: Communes of the Loire-Atlantique department, Arrondissement of Saint-Nazaire, Brière, Battle of Saint-Eustache, La Brière
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For other uses, see Saint-Joachim (disambiguation).

Coordinates: 47°22′59″N 2°11′58″W / 47.3831°N 2.1994°W / 47.3831; -2.1994Coordinates: 47°22′59″N 2°11′58″W / 47.3831°N 2.1994°W / 47.3831; -2.1994

Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Saint-Nazaire
Canton Pontchâteau
Intercommunality Région nazairienne et de l'estuaire
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Anne Halgand
 • Land1 86.22 km2 (33.29 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 3,772
 • Population2 density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44168 / 44720
Elevation 0–9 m (0–30 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Joachim is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. It is in the centre of the Brière marsh, and comprises a group of "islands" within the marsh.

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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