Agon-Coutainville

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Agon-Coutainville
Coat of arms of Agon-Coutainville
Coat of arms
Agon-Coutainville is located in France
Agon-Coutainville
Agon-Coutainville
Coordinates: 49°02′N 1°35′W / 49.04°N 1.58°W / 49.04; -1.58Coordinates: 49°02′N 1°35′W / 49.04°N 1.58°W / 49.04; -1.58
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Saint-Malo-de-la-Lande
Intercommunality Saint-Malo-de-la-Lande
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Max Avenel
Area
 • Land1 12.35 km2 (4.77 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,826
 • Population2 density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50003 / 50330
Elevation 0–46 m (0–151 ft)
(avg. 39 m or 128 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Agon-Coutainville is a commune in the Manche department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,556 —    
1800 1,399 −10.1%
1806 1,632 +16.7%
1821 1,446 −11.4%
1831 1,506 +4.1%
1836 1,462 −2.9%
1841 1,561 +6.8%
1846 1,533 −1.8%
1851 1,530 −0.2%
1856 1,465 −4.2%
1861 1,605 +9.6%
1866 1,602 −0.2%
1872 1,600 −0.1%
1876 1,570 −1.9%
1881 1,595 +1.6%
1886 1,597 +0.1%
1891 1,590 −0.4%
1896 1,614 +1.5%
1901 1,644 +1.9%
1906 1,664 +1.2%
1911 1,717 +3.2%
1921 1,469 −14.4%
1926 1,503 +2.3%
1931 1,795 +19.4%
1936 1,754 −2.3%
1946 3,629 +106.9%
1954 2,551 −29.7%
1962 2,341 −8.2%
1968 2,280 −2.6%
1975 2,349 +3.0%
1982 2,321 −1.2%
1990 2,510 +8.1%
1999 2,723 +8.5%
2009 2,826 +3.8%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Agon-Coutainville
The arms of Agon-Coutainville are blazoned :
Quarterly: 1&4 Gules, in bend sinister 3 leopards bendwise; 2 Azure, per fess azure and barry argent and azure, a sail and in sinister chief 2 seagulls argent; 3 Vert, a horse head contourny between tennis raquet with a ball and a golf club with a ball argent. [1]



Personalities[edit]

This is the village of radio personality Madame Leprieur.

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