The Sarthe departement is in the Pays-de-la-Loire region
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The code number for Sarthe is 72
The area is named after the river Sarthe which flows into the Loire.
Home to the city of Le Mans and the famous 24 hour race.
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In the center of France and home to one of the most famous motor car races in the world, the legendary "Le Mans 24 hours".