Brécey

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Brécey
View of Brécey and the Sée valley
View of Brécey and the Sée valley
Coat of arms of Brécey
Coat of arms
Location of Brécey
Brécey is located in France
Brécey
Brécey
Brécey is located in Normandy
Brécey
Brécey
Coordinates: 48°43′32″N 1°09′55″W / 48.7256°N 1.1653°W / 48.7256; -1.1653Coordinates: 48°43′32″N 1°09′55″W / 48.7256°N 1.1653°W / 48.7256; -1.1653
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementAvranches
CantonIsigny-le-Buat
IntercommunalityCanton de Brécey
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Tréhet
Area
1
20.96 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,268
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
50074 /50370
Elevation22–111 m (72–364 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Brécey is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France. It is located on the crossing of the D999 and D911 roads.

Amenities include a cultural centre and the Collège Pierre Aguiton.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,100—    
18002,097−0.1%
18062,040−2.7%
18212,190+7.4%
18312,201+0.5%
18362,172−1.3%
18412,452+12.9%
18462,466+0.6%
18512,338−5.2%
18562,316−0.9%
18612,440+5.4%
18662,446+0.2%
18722,300−6.0%
18762,341+1.8%
18812,399+2.5%
18862,404+0.2%
18912,400−0.2%
18962,300−4.2%
19012,294−0.3%
19062,281−0.6%
19112,200−3.6%
19212,011−8.6%
19262,141+6.5%
19312,159+0.8%
19362,198+1.8%
19462,247+2.2%
19542,122−5.6%
19622,026−4.5%
19682,046+1.0%
19751,958−4.3%
19821,980+1.1%
19902,029+2.5%
19992,113+4.1%
20092,165+2.5%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Brécey
The arms of Brécey are blazoned :
Ermine, a lion (rampant) gules.



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.