Croisilles, Calvados

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Croisilles
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Croisilles is located in France
Croisilles
Croisilles
Location within Normandy region
Croisilles is located in Normandy
Croisilles
Croisilles
Coordinates: 48°59′54″N 0°26′35″W / 48.9983°N 0.4431°W / 48.9983; -0.4431Coordinates: 48°59′54″N 0°26′35″W / 48.9983°N 0.4431°W / 48.9983; -0.4431
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementCaen
CantonThury-Harcourt
IntercommunalitySuisse Normande
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joseph Pitel
Area110.23 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population (2009)2488
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code14207 /14220
Elevation16–182 m (52–597 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

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

The mother of explorer Dumont D'Urville was born in Croisilles. He named an inlet of New Zealand's coast Croisilles Harbour after the village.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962303—    
1968279−7.9%
1975318+14.0%
1982324+1.9%
1990393+21.3%
1999404+2.8%
2009488+20.8%


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Reed, A.W., (1975) Place Names of New Zealand. Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed. p.94.