Évron is a commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France. On 1 January 2019, the former communes Châtres-la-Forêt and Saint-Christophe-du-Luat were merged into Évron. Évron (pop. 8,700) is noted for the Basilica of Notre-Dame de l'Épine (12th century), formerly the church of the suppressed Évron Abbey, with 13th-century wall paintings and Aubusson tapestries. The nave and tower of the church date from the 11th century; the rest of the structure dates from the 18th century
The Basilica of Our Lady
|Region||Pays de la Loire|
|68.24 km2 (26.35 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||74–200 m (243–656 ft) |
(avg. 114 m or 374 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Évron is the home to the largest Babybel Cheese factory globally and accounts for 18% of "Group Bel" global production. The plant processes 650k litres of milk a day  making the surrounding countryside heavily geared to milk production and the growing of winter feed for the dairy herds.
Évron is twinned with:
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- Arrêté préfectoral 14 November 2018 (in French)
- "Fabriqué à Évron, le Mini Babybel a le sourire" (in French). Retrieved 2016-08-20.
- "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20.
- Hertford twinning Hertford.gov.uk
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