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The church of Sainte-Marguerite
The church of Sainte-Marguerite
Contrières is located in France
Coordinates: 48°59′18″N 1°25′46″W / 48.9883°N 1.4294°W / 48.9883; -1.4294Coordinates: 48°59′18″N 1°25′46″W / 48.9883°N 1.4294°W / 48.9883; -1.4294
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Montmartin-sur-Mer
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Montmartin-sur-Mer
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Camille Marie
Area1 9.12 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 368
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50140 / 50660
Elevation 8–101 m (26–331 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 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.

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

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