Condé-sur-Vire

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Conde-sur-Vire
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Conde-sur-Vire is located in France
Conde-sur-Vire
Conde-sur-Vire
Coordinates: 49°03′11″N 1°02′09″W / 49.0531°N 1.0358°W / 49.0531; -1.0358Coordinates: 49°03′11″N 1°02′09″W / 49.0531°N 1.0358°W / 49.0531; -1.0358
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Condé-sur-Vire
Intercommunality Saint-Lô Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurent Pien
Area1 36.36 km2 (14.04 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 4,200
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50139 /50890
Elevation 17–153 m (56–502 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)
Website www.conde-sur-vire.com

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.

Condé-sur-Vire is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, the former commune of Le Mesnil-Raoult was merged into Condé-sur-Vire.[1] On 1 January 2017, the former commune of Troisgots was merged into Condé-sur-Vire.[2]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Condé-sur-Vire
The arms of Condé-sur-Vire are blazoned :
Vert, a bend wavy (river) between an enraged bull and a milk-can argent.



People[edit]

Among well known people born here is Father Jean de Brébeuf, a martyr and since 1930 a Catholic saint.

Twinning[edit]

In the late 1970s, arrangements were made for the twinning of Condé-sur-Vire with the Parish of Whitehill, in Hampshire, UK. For several years, parties of civic leaders and school teachers would arrive in Bordon, accompanying 70 or more school children for a week of activities.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 28 September 2015
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 22 July 2016 (in French)