Montpinchon

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Montpinchon
Montpinchon church
Montpinchon church
Montpinchon is located in France
Montpinchon
Montpinchon
Coordinates: 49°01′23″N 1°18′32″W / 49.0231°N 1.3089°W / 49.0231; -1.3089Coordinates: 49°01′23″N 1°18′32″W / 49.0231°N 1.3089°W / 49.0231; -1.3089
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Cerisy-la-Salle
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Cerisy-la-Salle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joël Cailloux
Area
 • Land1 16.94 km2 (6.54 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 539
 • Population2 density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50350 / 50210
Elevation 37–148 m (121–486 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Montpinchon

The arms of Montpinchon are blazoned :
Or, on a mount vert 2 keys in saltire argent, issuant from the mount 3 pine trees sable, and in chief in fess 3 annulets gules.

Blason modèle fr Armes parlantes.svg Canting arms.

rebus mount+pine ; the 3 annulets are a reference to the arms of the Caillebot de La Salle family, former lords of Montpinchon and Cerisy




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