Auderville

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Auderville
Auderville is located in France
Auderville
Auderville
Coordinates: 49°42′46″N 1°55′48″W / 49.7128°N 1.93°W / 49.7128; -1.93Coordinates: 49°42′46″N 1°55′48″W / 49.7128°N 1.93°W / 49.7128; -1.93
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg
Canton Beaumont-Hague
Intercommunality La Hague
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Dixneuf
Area
 • Land1 4.33 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 276
 • Population2 density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50020 / 50440
Elevation 0–133 m (0–436 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

Auderville (French pronunciation: ​[odɛʁvil]) is a commune on the north coast of the Manche department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune contains four villages, Goury, Laye, La Valette and La Roche, as well as a lighthouse. It is separated from Alderney by the Raz Blanchard, and has a small and not easily accessible port at Goury.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 404 —    
1800 388 −4.0%
1806 384 −1.0%
1821 496 +29.2%
1831 531 +7.1%
1836 572 +7.7%
1841 544 −4.9%
1846 500 −8.1%
1851 499 −0.2%
1856 479 −4.0%
1861 440 −8.1%
1866 480 +9.1%
1872 489 +1.9%
1876 475 −2.9%
1881 448 −5.7%
1886 463 +3.3%
1891 455 −1.7%
1896 413 −9.2%
1901 412 −0.2%
1906 423 +2.7%
1911 408 −3.5%
1921 365 −10.5%
1926 354 −3.0%
1931 296 −16.4%
1936 293 −1.0%
1946 229 −21.8%
1954 262 +14.4%
1962 232 −11.5%
1968 233 +0.4%
1975 204 −12.4%
1982 218 +6.9%
1990 283 +29.8%
1999 283 +0.0%
2006 287 +1.4%
2009 276 −3.8%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Auderville

The arms of Auderville are blazoned :
Argent, on a fess gules in pale 2 leopards between 2 buckles Or, in chief a fleur de lys between 2 mullets, and in base a lighthouse between 2 ermine spots sable, the lighthouse pierced of the field and lit Or.




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