Audouville-la-Hubert

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Audouville-la-Hubert
Église Sainte-Honorine d'Audouville-la-Hubert 06.JPG
Audouville-la-Hubert is located in France
Audouville-la-Hubert
Audouville-la-Hubert
Coordinates: 49°24′33″N 1°14′27″W / 49.4092°N 1.2408°W / 49.4092; -1.2408Coordinates: 49°24′33″N 1°14′27″W / 49.4092°N 1.2408°W / 49.4092; -1.2408
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg-Octeville
Canton Sainte-Mère-Église
Intercommunality Sainte-Mère-Église
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Leconte
Area1 6.40 km2 (2.47 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 57
 • Density 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50021 / 50480
Elevation 1–22 m (3.3–72.2 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.

Audouville-la-Hubert is a commune in the Manche department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

History[edit]

Audouville La Hubert was the scene of a murder of disarmed German POWs by American paratroopers in 1944. Shortly after the capture of Sainte-Mère-Église, 30 Wehrmacht soldiers were captured and shot by what is widely believed to be the US 101st Airborne Division.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 226 —    
1800 236 +4.4%
1806 248 +5.1%
1821 249 +0.4%
1831 259 +4.0%
1836 301 +16.2%
1841 305 +1.3%
1846 245 −19.7%
1851 242 −1.2%
1856 197 −18.6%
1861 212 +7.6%
1866 217 +2.4%
1872 210 −3.2%
1876 214 +1.9%
1881 200 −6.5%
1886 196 −2.0%
1891 188 −4.1%
1896 176 −6.4%
1901 169 −4.0%
1906 165 −2.4%
1911 192 +16.4%
1921 162 −15.6%
1926 163 +0.6%
1931 165 +1.2%
1936 154 −6.7%
1946 138 −10.4%
1954 135 −2.2%
1962 161 +19.3%
1968 128 −20.5%
1975 129 +0.8%
1982 93 −27.9%
1990 97 +4.3%
1999 83 −14.4%
2006 73 −12.0%
2009 57 −21.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Der Spiegel 2010/26/04: Schreie in der Kraterlandschaft (german)