Brécey

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Brécey
View of Brécey and the Sée valley
View of Brécey and the Sée valley
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
Area1 20.96 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,165
 • 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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