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The Cape Lévi lighthouse
The Cape Lévi lighthouse
Fermanville is located in France
Coordinates: 49°41′08″N 1°27′13″W / 49.6856°N 1.4536°W / 49.6856; -1.4536Coordinates: 49°41′08″N 1°27′13″W / 49.6856°N 1.4536°W / 49.6856; -1.4536
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg-Octeville
Canton Saint-Pierre-Église
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Saint-Pierre-Église
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nicole Belliot-Delacour
Area1 11.60 km2 (4.48 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,420
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50178 / 50840
Elevation 0–136 m (0–446 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

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

French submarine Prométhée sank off Fermanville on 7 July 1932.

Places of Interest[edit]

Fermanville Viaduct
Fort Lévi.
  • Fort Lévi : fort built in 1801 on Napoleon's orders ;
  • Railway viaduct located in the vallée des moulins village, used until 1951 for the Cherbourg-Barfleur train ;

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