Bretteville-sur-Laize

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Bretteville-sur-Laize
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Coat of arms of Bretteville-sur-Laize
Coat of arms
Bretteville-sur-Laize is located in France
Bretteville-sur-Laize
Bretteville-sur-Laize
Coordinates: 49°02′45″N 0°19′26″W / 49.0458°N 0.3239°W / 49.0458; -0.3239Coordinates: 49°02′45″N 0°19′26″W / 49.0458°N 0.3239°W / 49.0458; -0.3239
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Bretteville-sur-Laize
Intercommunality Cingal
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno François
Area1 9.68 km2 (3.74 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,566
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14100 / 14680
Elevation 38–130 m (125–427 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.

Bretteville-sur-Laize is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

The scene of heavy fighting following the Normandy landings, much of the town is of post-World War II construction.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,246 —    
1968 1,323 +6.2%
1975 1,299 −1.8%
1982 1,400 +7.8%
1990 1,341 −4.2%
1999 1,504 +12.2%
2008 1,566 +4.1%

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Bretteville-sur-Laize is twinned with:

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