Écouves

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Écouves
Commune
Écouves is located in France
Écouves
Écouves
Location within Normandy region
Écouves is located in Normandy
Écouves
Écouves
Coordinates: 48°30′07″N 0°06′18″E / 48.502°N 0.105°E / 48.502; 0.105Coordinates: 48°30′07″N 0°06′18″E / 48.502°N 0.105°E / 48.502; 0.105
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Alençon
Canton Radon
Intercommunality CU Alençon
Area1 36.40 km2 (14.05 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,770
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 61341 /61250

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.

Écouves is a commune in the department of Orne, northwestern France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2016 by merger of the former communes of Forges, Radon (the seat) and Vingt-Hanaps.[1] It takes its name from the nearby Forêt d'Écouves.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 29 September 2015 (in French)