Pontaubault

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Pontaubault
Pontaubault is located in France
Pontaubault
Pontaubault
Coordinates: 48°37′48″N 1°20′59″W / 48.63°N 1.3497°W / 48.63; -1.3497Coordinates: 48°37′48″N 1°20′59″W / 48.63°N 1.3497°W / 48.63; -1.3497
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Avranches
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton d'Avranches
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Perrouault
Area
 • Land1 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 469
 • Population2 density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50408 / 50220
Elevation 7–72 m (23–236 ft)
(avg. 31 m or 102 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.
Patton's VIII Corps crossed the Pontaubault bridge on August 1, 1944 into Brittany following the success of Operation Cobra

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

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