Orval, Manche

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Orval
Orval seen from Hyenville church
Orval seen from Hyenville church
Orval is located in France
Orval
Orval
Coordinates: 49°00′54″N 1°28′13″W / 49.015°N 1.4703°W / 49.015; -1.4703Coordinates: 49°00′54″N 1°28′13″W / 49.015°N 1.4703°W / 49.015; -1.4703
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Montmartin-sur-Mer
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Montmartin-sur-Mer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joël Doyère
Area1 12.54 km2 (4.84 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 878
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50388 / 50660
Elevation 4–88 m (13–289 ft)
(avg. 96 m or 315 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.

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

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