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Candé is a commune in the Maine-et-Loiremarker department in western Francemarker.

History

In the 11th century the village became an important military site for Anjoumarker under baron Rorgon de Candé, at Fort-Castle of Candé.

Candé was noted in 2000-2001 as the residence of Marie Bremont, then the world's oldest person, who died at age 115.

Name

Candé comes from the a Celtic word condate which means confluence. There are two other villages in France with similar names:

Population

  • 1810 census: 948
  • 1990 census: 2562
  • 1999 census: 2654


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