Torigni-sur-Vire

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Torigni-sur-Vire
Chateau de torigni sur vire.jpg
Torigni-sur-Vire is located in France
Torigni-sur-Vire
Torigni-sur-Vire
Coordinates: 49°02′10″N 0°58′42″W / 49.0361°N 0.9783°W / 49.0361; -0.9783Coordinates: 49°02′10″N 0°58′42″W / 49.0361°N 0.9783°W / 49.0361; -0.9783
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Torigni-sur-Vire (chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Torigni-sur-Vire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Cousin
Area
 • Land1 3.01 km2 (1.16 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,442
 • Population2 density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50601 / 50160
Elevation 53–139 m (174–456 ft)
(avg. 78 m or 256 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.

Torigni-sur-Vire is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Torigni-sur-Vire
The arms of Torigni-sur-Vire are blazoned :
Azure, a 2-towered castle enflamed argent.

Blason modèle fr Armes parlantes.svg Canting arms. Form "rébus"=Tour (tower) +ignis (fire) = towers aflame. Actually, the name Torigni comes from low latin:Toriniacum, domain of Taurin.)



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