Vesly, Manche

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Vesly
Vesly is located in France
Vesly
Vesly
Coordinates: 49°15′12″N 1°30′11″W / 49.2533°N 1.5031°W / 49.2533; -1.5031Coordinates: 49°15′12″N 1°30′11″W / 49.2533°N 1.5031°W / 49.2533; -1.5031
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Canton de La Haye-du-Puits & Canton de Lessay
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Lessay
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Fautrat
Area1 22.48 km2 (8.68 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 659
 • Density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50629 / 50430
Elevation 6–123 m (20–404 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Vesly is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. It has a population of approximately 600 people.

It is located on the Cotentin Peninsula, about 6 km from the sea, 44 km south of Cherbourg and 83 km west of Caen.

In 1972 the commune of Gerville-la-Forêt was consolidated into Vesly as an associated commune, still belonging to the Canton de La Haye-du-Puits, whereas Vesly is part of the Canton de Lessay.

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