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Chateau of Balleroy
|Intercommunality||Balleroy Le Molay-Littry|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Denis Legrand|
|• Land1||4.23 km2 (1.63 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||180/km2 (470/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||14035 / 14490|
|Elevation||49–131 m (161–430 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.
Its inhabitants are called Biardais.
Balleroy is part of the Communauté de communes Intercom Balleroy Le Molay-Littry, which includes 22 communes and has its seat in Le Molay-Littry.
Balleroy is the capital of the canton of Balleroy, which is made up of 22 communes.
Hot air balloons
Each year a gathering of hot air balloons took place at the Chateau de Balleroy, the work of François Mansart. This gathering took place for the last time in 1999, when Malcolm Forbes, the chateau's owner, would have celebrated his 80th birthday.
Twin cities and towns
- Source : Conseil général du Calvados. (in French)
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