Luc-sur-Mer

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Luc-sur-Mer
Beachfront
Beachfront
Coat of arms of Luc-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Luc-sur-Mer is located in France
Luc-sur-Mer
Luc-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°18′56″N 0°21′16″W / 49.3156°N 0.3544°W / 49.3156; -0.3544Coordinates: 49°18′56″N 0°21′16″W / 49.3156°N 0.3544°W / 49.3156; -0.3544
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Canton Douvres-la-Délivrande
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Laurent
Area
 • Land1 3.94 km2 (1.52 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,172
 • Population2 density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14384 / 14530
Elevation 4–33 m (13–108 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 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.

Luc-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,931 —    
1968 1,976 +2.3%
1975 2,392 +21.1%
1982 2,609 +9.1%
1990 2,902 +11.2%
1999 3,036 +4.6%
2008 3,172 +4.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The "Maison de la Baleine". On January 15, 1885 a 40 ton and 19 meters long whale beached in Luc sur Mer. Its skeleton is now on display in the municipal park.
  • Luc sur Mer cliffs
  • The cemetery's cross is estimated to date from 1662

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