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This article is about the French commune. For the "Heavy Crossbow" bunker of World War II also known as Équeurdreville, see Brécourt.
Rue principale d'Equeurdreville.jpeg
Équeurdreville-Hainneville is located in France
Coordinates: 49°38′54″N 1°39′17″W / 49.6483°N 1.6547°W / 49.6483; -1.6547Coordinates: 49°38′54″N 1°39′17″W / 49.6483°N 1.6547°W / 49.6483; -1.6547
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg
Canton Équeurdreville-Hainneville
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Cauvin
Area1 12.83 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 18,173
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50173 / 50120
Elevation 0–173 m (0–568 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Équeurdreville-Hainneville is a former commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.[1]

It was formed when Équeurdreville and Hainneville merged on January 1, 1965.


Arms of Équeurdreville-Hainneville
The arms of Équeurdreville-Hainneville are blazoned :
Per fess 1: Per pale A: Azure, in bend 3 escallops Or and B: Gules, a tower Or; 2: Gules, a 4arched bridge Or issuant from a base engrailed (waves) vert.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 1 December 2015 (French)