Bretteville-sur-Laize

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Bretteville-sur-Laize
The church in Bretteville-sur-Laize
The church in Bretteville-sur-Laize
Coat of arms of Bretteville-sur-Laize
Coat of arms
Location of Bretteville-sur-Laize
Bretteville-sur-Laize is located in France
Bretteville-sur-Laize
Bretteville-sur-Laize
Bretteville-sur-Laize is located in Normandy
Bretteville-sur-Laize
Bretteville-sur-Laize
Coordinates: 49°02′45″N 0°19′26″W / 49.0458°N 0.3239°W / 49.0458; -0.3239Coordinates: 49°02′45″N 0°19′26″W / 49.0458°N 0.3239°W / 49.0458; -0.3239
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementCaen
CantonThury-Harcourt
IntercommunalityCingal
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno François
Area
1
9.68 km2 (3.74 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
1,566
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14100 /14680
Elevation38–130 m (125–427 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.

Bretteville-sur-Laize is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

The scene of heavy fighting following the Normandy landings, much of the town is of post-World War II construction.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,246—    
19681,323+6.2%
19751,299−1.8%
19821,400+7.8%
19901,341−4.2%
19991,504+12.2%
20081,566+4.1%

International relations[edit]

Bretteville-sur-Laize is twinned with:

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