Canisy

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Canisy
Le château
Le château
Canisy is located in France
Canisy
Canisy
Coordinates: 49°04′37″N 1°10′28″W / 49.0769°N 1.1744°W / 49.0769; -1.1744Coordinates: 49°04′37″N 1°10′28″W / 49.0769°N 1.1744°W / 49.0769; -1.1744
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Canisy
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Canisy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Étienne Viard
Area
 • Land1 6.25 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,024
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50095 / 50750
Elevation 39–116 m (128–381 ft)
(avg. 62 m or 203 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.

Canisy is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Canisy
The arms of Canisy are blazoned :
Vairy Or and gules, on a bend azure, a millrind between 2 horse-brays Or.
The Vairy Or and gules is from the arms of the de Kergorlay family, former lords of Canisy and still owners of the castle.



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