Gorges, Manche

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Gorges is located in France
Coordinates: 49°15′26″N 1°24′20″W / 49.2572°N 1.4056°W / 49.2572; -1.4056Coordinates: 49°15′26″N 1°24′20″W / 49.2572°N 1.4056°W / 49.2572; -1.4056
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Périers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Sèves et Taute
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Fréret
 • Land1 22.67 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 365
 • Population2 density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50210 / 50190
Elevation 1–38 m (3.3–124.7 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 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.
Gorges church

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

See also[edit]