My house is in one region, my garden in another

At one point La Poste wanted farmer François Ruanlt to have two different letterboxes

You can only imagine the administrative headaches for the hamlet of La Lamberdais – its eight homes are split between two communes, two departments and even two regions.

But the good news for residents is that, from January 1, all their homes in north-east France have been “moved” into one commune in Brittany.

For decades, some residents have belonged to the commune of Grand-Fougeray in Ille-et-Vilaine in Brittany while others to Mouais commune in Loire-Atlantique, Pays de ...

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