Bellou

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Bellou
Location of Bellou
Bellou is located in France
Bellou
Bellou
Bellou is located in Normandy
Bellou
Bellou
Coordinates: 48°58′59″N 0°13′44″E / 48.9831°N 0.2289°E / 48.9831; 0.2289Coordinates: 48°58′59″N 0°13′44″E / 48.9831°N 0.2289°E / 48.9831; 0.2289
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementLisieux
CantonLivarot
CommuneLivarot-Pays-d'Auge
Area
1
7.39 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
153
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
14140
Elevation128–204 m (420–669 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bellou is a former commune in the Calvados département in the Normandy region in northwestern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Livarot-Pays-d'Auge.[1]

Geography[edit]

The commune of Bellou is situated 18 kilometres from Lisieux, in the Pays d'Auge.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962228—    
1968167−26.8%
1975129−22.8%
1982107−17.1%
1990121+13.1%
1999125+3.3%
2004140+12.0%
2006152+8.6%
2009153+0.7%
2012153+0.0%

Monuments[edit]

The Manoir de Bellou, built in 1720, and its 16th-century dovecote, have been registered as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture since 1923. Its cider press building with its machinery and cellar were added to the register in 2004.[2]

Manoir de Bellou

People linked to the commune[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 24 December 2015 (in French)
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture: Manoir de Bellou (in French)
  3. ^ Marie de Besneray, Rose Harel, servante-poète, Caen, 1902. (in French)

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