Courcy, Calvados

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Courcy
Eglise Courcy.JPG
Courcy is located in France
Courcy
Courcy
Coordinates: 48°58′20″N 0°02′31″W / 48.9722°N 0.0419°W / 48.9722; -0.0419Coordinates: 48°58′20″N 0°02′31″W / 48.9722°N 0.0419°W / 48.9722; -0.0419
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Morteaux-Coulibœuf
Intercommunality Trois Rivières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thérèse Thoretton
Area1 9.12 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 153
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14190 / 14170
Elevation 38–79 m (125–259 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 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.

Courcy is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 216 —    
1968 191 −11.6%
1975 166 −13.1%
1982 154 −7.2%
1990 152 −1.3%
1999 141 −7.2%
2008 153 +8.5%

Sights[edit]

  • Church of Saint Gervais and Saint Protais. The church was built, added to and altered between the 12th and 18th centuries. It is constructed of limestone with a tiled roof.

The choir dates from the 12th century. There is a 16th-century tomb. The nave and tower date from the 18th century. A 17th-century sacristry was replaced in 1830 by the present sacristy.

The church has been a listed monument historique since 1927.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Gervais, Saint-Protais, Ministry of culture database

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