Church of Saint Peter
|Intercommunality||Cœur de Nacre|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Maurice Lambert|
|• Land1||4.19 km2 (1.62 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||160/km2 (410/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||14015 / 14610|
|Elevation||44–67 m (144–220 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 Anisiens or Anisiennes
Anisy is located some 8 km north by north-west of Caen and 4 km south of Douvres-la-Délivrande. It can be accessed by the D79 road from Caen passing through the west of the commune and continuing to Anguerny. The village can be accessed by the D220 road from Mathieu in the east passing through the village and the commune and continuing to Villons-les-Buissons in the south-west. The D220A branches off the D220 in the village and goes south to Cambes-en-Plaine. The D141 from Mathieu to Anguerny also passes through the north-eastern tip of the commune. Apart from the village the commune is entirely farmland.
The commune was founded in the 11th century by the Anisy family.
Anisy was liberated by The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada on the first evening of the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944.
List of Successive Mayors
|1995||2001||Daniel Armand||Telecoms technician|
|2001||2014||Maurice Lambert||SE||Retired Farmer|
(Not all data is known)
In 2009 the commune had 666 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes 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
- Church of Saint Peter (12th and 13th centuries), registered as a historical monument in 1927.
- Madeleine Barbulée, French actress, born on 2 September 1910 at Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle. She died on 1 January 2001 in Paris and was buried in the cemetery at Anisy.
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" allows, after a transitional period running from 2004 to 2008, the annual publication of the legal population of the different French administrative districts. For communes with a population greater than 10,000 inhabitants, a sample survey is conducted annually, the entire territory of these communes 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.
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