Canisy

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Canisy
Le château
Le château
Canisy is located in France
Canisy
Canisy
Coordinates: 49°04′37″N 1°10′28″W / 49.0769°N 1.1744°W / 49.0769; -1.1744Coordinates: 49°04′37″N 1°10′28″W / 49.0769°N 1.1744°W / 49.0769; -1.1744
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Saint-Lô-2
Intercommunality Saint-Lô Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Marie Lebehot
Area1 18.15 km2 (7.01 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 1,799
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50095 /50750
Elevation 39–116 m (128–381 ft)
(avg. 62 m or 203 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.

Canisy is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. On 1 January 2017, the former commune of Saint-Ébremond-de-Bonfossé was merged into Canisy.[1]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Canisy
The arms of Canisy are blazoned :
Vairy Or and gules, on a bend azure, a millrind between 2 horse-brays Or.
The Vairy Or and gules is from the arms of the de Kergorlay family, former lords of Canisy and still owners of the castle.



See also[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 22 July 2016 (in French)