Place:Ancenis, Loire-Atlantique, France

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NameAncenis
Alt namesAncenesiumsource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 18
Angenisiumsource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 18
Angeniumsource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 18
TypeCommune
Coordinates47.383°N 1.167°W
Located inLoire-Atlantique, France
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ancenis is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department.

It played a great historical role as a key location on the road to Nantes (23 miles southeast), the historical capital of Brittany. It was named the key of Brittany and the door of Brittany.

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