Pontaubault

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Pontaubault
The Aubaud bridge spanning the Sélune
The Aubaud bridge spanning the Sélune
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
Area1 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 469
 • 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.

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

Patton's VIII Corps crossed the Pontaubault bridge on August 1, 1944 into Brittany following the success of Operation Cobra

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