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A road in Le Gué-de-la-Chaîne
A road in Le Gué-de-la-Chaîne
Belforêt-en-Perche is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Belforêt-en-Perche is located in Normandy
Coordinates: 48°22′30″N 0°31′23″E / 48.375°N 0.523°E / 48.375; 0.523Coordinates: 48°22′30″N 0°31′23″E / 48.375°N 0.523°E / 48.375; 0.523
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Mortagne-au-Perche
Canton Ceton
Intercommunality Collines du Perche normand
Area1 74.53 km2 (28.78 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,675
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 61196 /61130

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.

Belforêt-en-Perche is a commune in the department of Orne, northwestern France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2017 by merger of the former communes of Le Gué-de-la-Chaîne (the seat), Eperrais, Origny-le-Butin, La Perrière, Saint-Ouen-de-la-Cour and Sérigny.[1]

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 8 August 2016 (in French)