Forges, Orne

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Forges
Forges is located in France
Forges
Forges
Coordinates: 48°29′56″N 0°07′07″E / 48.4989°N 0.1186°E / 48.4989; 0.1186Coordinates: 48°29′56″N 0°07′07″E / 48.4989°N 0.1186°E / 48.4989; 0.1186
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Alençon
Canton Alençon-3
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Est Alençonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Bellier
Area1 5.01 km2 (1.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 238
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 61175 / 61250
Elevation 152–193 m (499–633 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 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.

Forges is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

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