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The church of Saint-Vigor
The church of Saint-Vigor
Coat of arms of Carolles
Coat of arms
Carolles is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Carolles is located in Normandy
Coordinates: 48°45′05″N 1°33′29″W / 48.7514°N 1.5581°W / 48.7514; -1.5581Coordinates: 48°45′05″N 1°33′29″W / 48.7514°N 1.5581°W / 48.7514; -1.5581
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Avranches
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Sartilly - Porte de la Baie
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Bagot
Area1 3.85 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 711
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50102 /50740
Elevation 0–77 m (0–253 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.

Carolles is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.


Arms of Carolles
The arms of Carolles are blazoned :
Azure, a ship equipped on waves argent, on a chief gules a leopard Or.

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Local legends and history of Carolles, the Valley of the Painters and the Lude.