Potigny

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Potigny
Miners' houses
Miners' houses
Potigny is located in France
Potigny
Potigny
Coordinates: 48°58′19″N 0°14′48″W / 48.9719°N 0.2467°W / 48.9719; -0.2467Coordinates: 48°58′19″N 0°14′48″W / 48.9719°N 0.2467°W / 48.9719; -0.2467
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Falaise-Nord
Intercommunality Pays de Falaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Gasnier
Area
 • Land1 4.26 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,750
 • Population2 density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14516 / 14420
Elevation 125–206 m (410–676 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1896 271 —    
1901 239 −11.8%
1906 223 −6.7%
1911 451 +102.2%
1921 1,473 +226.6%
1926 1,731 +17.5%
1931 2,712 +56.7%
1936 2,420 −10.8%
1946 2,374 −1.9%
1954 2,694 +13.5%
1962 2,926 +8.6%
1968 2,720 −7.0%
1975 2,408 −11.5%
1982 2,155 −10.5%
1990 1,787 −17.1%
1999 1,703 −4.7%
2008 1,750 +2.8%

International relations[edit]

Potigny is twinned with the village of Banwell in Somerset.

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