Courcy, Calvados

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Courcy
The church in Courcy
The church in Courcy
Location of Courcy
Courcy is located in France
Courcy
Courcy
Courcy is located in Normandy
Courcy
Courcy
Coordinates: 48°58′20″N 0°02′31″W / 48.9722°N 0.0419°W / 48.9722; -0.0419Coordinates: 48°58′20″N 0°02′31″W / 48.9722°N 0.0419°W / 48.9722; -0.0419
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementCaen
CantonFalaise
IntercommunalityTrois Rivières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thérèse Thoretton
Area
1
9.12 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
144
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14190 /14170
Elevation38–79 m (125–259 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Courcy is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962216—    
1968191−11.6%
1975166−13.1%
1982154−7.2%
1990152−1.3%
1999141−7.2%
2008153+8.5%

Sights[edit]

  • Château de Courcy, 12th/13th-century castle.
  • Church of Saint Gervais and Saint Protais. The church was built, added to and altered between the 12th and 18th centuries. It is constructed of limestone with a tiled roof.

The choir dates from the 12th century. There is a 16th-century tomb. The nave and tower date from the 18th century. A 17th-century sacristry was replaced in 1830 by the present sacristy.

The church has been a listed monument historique since 1927.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Gervais, Saint-Protais, Ministry of culture database

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