Villebadin

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Villebadin
Villebadin is located in France
Villebadin
Villebadin
Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 0°09′19″E / 48.7797°N 0.1553°E / 48.7797; 0.1553Coordinates: 48°46′47″N 0°09′19″E / 48.7797°N 0.1553°E / 48.7797; 0.1553
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Exmes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays d'Exmes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Françoise Boisard
Area
 • Land1 12.93 km2 (4.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 145
 • Population2 density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 61504 / 61310
Elevation 112–230 m (367–755 ft)
(avg. 141 m or 463 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.

Villebadin is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Villebadin

The arms of Villebadin are blazoned :
Sable, a lion per fess Or and argent, armed and langued gules.




Manoir[edit]

Le manoir d'Argentelles at Villebadin

From 1969 archeologist Robert du Mesnil du Buisson worked to raise funds to restore the local manoir.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Le Guide Vert Normandie Amaury de Valroger - 2010 Page 217 "À la sortie de Villebadin, prenez à gauche la petite route du manoir d'Argentelles, qui fait découvrir un ravissant paysage campagnard et le manoir lui-même, isolé dans un vaste pré, à droite."