Orbec

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Orbec
Orbec Notre-Dame 1716b.JPG
Coat of arms of Orbec
Coat of arms
Orbec is located in France
Orbec
Orbec
Coordinates: 49°01′20″N 0°24′27″E / 49.0222°N 0.4075°E / 49.0222; 0.4075Coordinates: 49°01′20″N 0°24′27″E / 49.0222°N 0.4075°E / 49.0222; 0.4075
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Lisieux
Canton Orbec
Intercommunality Pays de l'Orbiquet
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Étienne Cool
Area
 • Land1 10.14 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,384
 • Population2 density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14478 / 14290
Elevation 90–193 m (295–633 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,862 —    
1968 3,211 +12.2%
1975 3,363 +4.7%
1982 2,832 −15.8%
1990 2,642 −6.7%
1999 2,564 −3.0%
2008 2,384 −7.0%

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