Carolles

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Carolles
The church of Saint-Vigor
The church of Saint-Vigor
Coat of arms of Carolles
Coat of arms
Carolles is located in France
Carolles
Carolles
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 Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Sartilly
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Sartilly - Porte de la Baie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Bagot
Area1 3.85 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 711
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
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.

Heraldry[edit]

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



See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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