Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves

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Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves
Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves is located in France
Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves
Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves
Coordinates: 48°45′08″N 1°07′18″W / 48.7522°N 1.1217°W / 48.7522; -1.1217Coordinates: 48°45′08″N 1°07′18″W / 48.7522°N 1.1217°W / 48.7522; -1.1217
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Saint-Pois
Intercommunality Canton of Saint-Pois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franck Esnouf
Area
 • Land1 14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 481
 • Population2 density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50499 / 50670
Elevation 32–226 m (105–741 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

It hosts the annual rock music festival "Papillons de Nuit". The 2008 festival had approximately 50,000 spectators over three days. Acts included Stereophonics, Camille, Babyshambles, Yael Naïm, and The Hives.

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