Blonville-sur-Mer

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Blonville-sur-Mer
Countryside and beach
Countryside and beach
Coat of arms of Blonville-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Location of Blonville-sur-Mer
Blonville-sur-Mer is located in France
Blonville-sur-Mer
Blonville-sur-Mer
Blonville-sur-Mer is located in Normandy
Blonville-sur-Mer
Blonville-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°20′21″N 0°01′53″E / 49.3392°N 0.0314°E / 49.3392; 0.0314Coordinates: 49°20′21″N 0°01′53″E / 49.3392°N 0.0314°E / 49.3392; 0.0314
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementLisieux
CantonPont-l'Évêque
IntercommunalityCœur Côte Fleurie
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves Lemonnier
Area
1
6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population
(2013)2
1,549
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14079 /14910
Elevation2–112 m (6.6–367.5 ft)
(avg. 101 m or 331 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.

Blonville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. It is a seaside resort on the Côte Fleurie with a long sandy beach.

Transport[edit]

Blonville-sur-Mer is on the railway line from Deauville to Dives-sur-Mer. The station building (Blonville-Bénerville) is no longer open but train services operate year-round at weekends as well as on week days during the summer season.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793114—    
1800332+191.2%
1806311−6.3%
1821343+10.3%
1886360+5.0%
1901357−0.8%
1939603+68.9%
1946645+7.0%
1962729+13.0%
1968727−0.3%
1975758+4.3%
1982889+17.3%
19901,062+19.5%
19991,341+26.3%
20081,605+19.7%
20131,549−3.5%
20141,528−1.4%

Notable people linked to the commune[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Others[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edouard Launet, "Les aventures de Marcel et Gaston", Libération, 6 August 2011
  2. ^ Louis Laroque, "Maisons de stars", Le Point, 14 August 2008
  3. ^ Bernard Gourbin, Les Inconnus célèbres de Normandie, éd. Albin Michel, 1995, p. 174-179