Surtainville

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Surtainville
Surtainville is located in France
Surtainville
Surtainville
Coordinates: 49°27′20″N 1°48′33″W / 49.4556°N 1.8092°W / 49.4556; -1.8092Coordinates: 49°27′20″N 1°48′33″W / 49.4556°N 1.8092°W / 49.4556; -1.8092
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg-Octeville
Canton Les Pieux
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Pieux
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Mr Jérôme Bonnissent
Area
 • Land1 14.61 km2 (5.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,167
 • Population2 density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50585 / 50270
Elevation 3–81 m (9.8–265.7 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Surtainville is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. It is located on the west coast of the Cotentin Peninsula about 25 km south of Cherbourg. The principal economic activity is horticulture, with an emphasis on salad crops; tourism, especially camping, is a subsidiary activity.

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