The Town Hall
|• Mayor (2008–2020)||Sylvain Colino|
|Area1||5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||14006 / 14210|
|Elevation||7–109 m (23–358 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.
The inhabitants of the commune are known as Amayéens or Amayéennes
Amayé-sur-Orne is located some 10 km south-west of Caen and 5 km east of Évrecy. It can be accessed by road D212 from Vieux in the north which continues south to Thury-Harcourt and by road D41 from Evrecy in the west which continues to Clinchamps-sur-Orne in the east. Apart from the town there are a number of hamlets close by: Saint-Lambert, La Butte, Le Pont du Coudray, and Les Godets. These villages form a single conurbation with the village. The rest of the commune is entirely farmland.
The eastern border of the commune is formed by the Orne river. A stream, flows through the village and down to the Orne and another stream flowing to the Orne forms the southern boundary of the commune. The Guigne stream forms the northern border of the commune and also flows to the Orne.
Party per fesse, the first gules a Danish cross of Or voided, to dexter chief two lions passant gardant the same; the second Vert, fess in chief argent, a chevron inverted of Or and chief of Or, a castel azure of two towers domed argent with walls sloped.
List of Successive Mayors of Amayé-sur-Orne
(Not all data is known)
- Johannesberg (Germany) since 1991.
In 2010 the commune had 1,026 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known through the population censuses conducted in the town since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger towns that have a sample survey every year.[Note 1]
Sites and Monuments
- The Ifs Cemetery is a listed site (SC 9 January 1933)
- The 'Butte de l'Orne is another World Heritage Site (SC 9 January 1933)
- A Lavoir (Public laundry)
- The Chateau de la Butte (19th century)
- The Chateau de Vaux (18th century)
- Amayé-sur-Orne on Lion1906
- Amayé-sur-Orne on Google Maps
- Amayé-sur-Orne on Géoportail, National Geographic Institute (IGN) website (French)
- Amayé-sur-Orne on the 1750 Cassini Map
- Amayé-sur-Orne on the INSEE website (French)
- INSEE (French)
Notes and references
- At the beginning of the 21st century, the methods of identification have been modified by law No. 2002-276 of 27 February 2002 , the so-called "law of local democracy" and in particular Title V "census operations" which allow, after a transitional period running from 2004 to 2008, the annual publication of the legal population of the different French administrative districts. For municipalities with a population greater than 10,000 inhabitants, a sample survey is conducted annually, the entire territory of these municipalities is taken into account at the end of the period of five years. The first "legal population" after 1999 under this new law came into force in 1 January 2009 and was based on the census of 2006.
- Inhabitants of Calvados (French)
- Google Maps
- List of Mayors of France (French)
- National Commission for Decentralised cooperation (French)
- DREAL Basse-Normandie (French)
- Site of Community Importance (SIC) - Attic of the church of Amayé-sur-Orne, Ministry of Ecology and sustainable development (French)
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