Urville, Calvados

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Urville
Urville 01.jpg
Urville is located in France
Urville
Urville
Coordinates: 49°01′35″N 0°17′46″W / 49.0264°N 0.2961°W / 49.0264; -0.2961Coordinates: 49°01′35″N 0°17′46″W / 49.0264°N 0.2961°W / 49.0264; -0.2961
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Bretteville-sur-Laize
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nicole Goubert
Area1 6.02 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 465
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14719 / 14190
Elevation 66–136 m (217–446 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Iron mining was an important industry in the village until 1989.[1] The village was at the head of a mineral railway linking the iron mines to the SMN steel mills.[1]

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 470 —    
1968 484 +3.0%
1975 501 +3.5%
1982 543 +8.4%
1990 519 −4.4%
1999 478 −7.9%
2008 465 −2.7%

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