Ducey

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Ducey
The Sélune at Ducey
The Sélune at Ducey
Ducey is located in France
Ducey
Ducey
Coordinates: 48°37′12″N 1°17′17″W / 48.62°N 1.2881°W / 48.62; -1.2881Coordinates: 48°37′12″N 1°17′17″W / 48.62°N 1.2881°W / 48.62; -1.2881
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Pontorson
Intercommunality Avranches - Mont-Saint-Michel
Government
 • Mayor Denis Laporte[1]
Area1 11.21 km2 (4.33 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,485
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50168 / 50220
Elevation 6–113 m (20–371 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 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.

Ducey is a former commune in the Manche department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Ducey-les-Chéris.[2] It is noted for its old bridge dating from 1613, which allowed pilgrims to cross the Sélune on the way to Mont Saint-Michel.[3]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Ducey
The arms of Ducey are blazoned :
Quarterly 1&4: Gules, 3 escallops Or; 2&3: Azure, 3 fleurs de lys Or.



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deliberations du Conseil Municipal de Ducey" (PDF) (in French). City Council of Ducey. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 25 November 2015 (French)
  3. ^ "Ducey History". Office de Tourisme de Ducey. Retrieved 4 March 2016.