Couvains, Orne

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Couvains is located in France
Coordinates: 48°51′39″N 0°33′36″E / 48.8608°N 0.56°E / 48.8608; 0.56Coordinates: 48°51′39″N 0°33′36″E / 48.8608°N 0.56°E / 48.8608; 0.56
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Rai
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de la Ferté-Frênel
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Guenoux
Area1 17.93 km2 (6.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 204
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 61136 /61550
Elevation 204–259 m (669–850 ft)
(avg. 230 m or 750 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.

Couvains is a former commune in the Orne department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of La Ferté-en-Ouche.[1]

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 26 October 2015 (French)