Brécey

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Brécey
Coat of arms of Brécey
Coat of arms
Brécey is located in France
Brécey
Brécey
Coordinates: 48°43′32″N 1°09′55″W / 48.7256°N 1.1653°W / 48.7256; -1.1653Coordinates: 48°43′32″N 1°09′55″W / 48.7256°N 1.1653°W / 48.7256; -1.1653
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Brécey
Intercommunality Canton de Brécey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Tréhet
Area
 • Land1 20.96 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,165
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50074 / 50370
Elevation 22–111 m (72–364 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

Brécey is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 2,100 —    
1800 2,097 −0.1%
1806 2,040 −2.7%
1821 2,190 +7.4%
1831 2,201 +0.5%
1836 2,172 −1.3%
1841 2,452 +12.9%
1846 2,466 +0.6%
1851 2,338 −5.2%
1856 2,316 −0.9%
1861 2,440 +5.4%
1866 2,446 +0.2%
1872 2,300 −6.0%
1876 2,341 +1.8%
1881 2,399 +2.5%
1886 2,404 +0.2%
1891 2,400 −0.2%
1896 2,300 −4.2%
1901 2,294 −0.3%
1906 2,281 −0.6%
1911 2,200 −3.6%
1921 2,011 −8.6%
1926 2,141 +6.5%
1931 2,159 +0.8%
1936 2,198 +1.8%
1946 2,247 +2.2%
1954 2,122 −5.6%
1962 2,026 −4.5%
1968 2,046 +1.0%
1975 1,958 −4.3%
1982 1,980 +1.1%
1990 2,029 +2.5%
1999 2,113 +4.1%
2009 2,165 +2.5%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Brécey
The arms of Brécey are blazoned :
Ermine, a lion (rampant) gules.



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