Fontenay, Manche

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The church of Saint-Pierre
The church of Saint-Pierre
Fontenay is located in France
Coordinates: 48°37′45″N 1°01′44″W / 48.6292°N 1.0289°W / 48.6292; -1.0289Coordinates: 48°37′45″N 1°01′44″W / 48.6292°N 1.0289°W / 48.6292; -1.0289
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Le Mortainais
Intercommunality Le Mortainais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Louis Turmel
Area1 6.85 km2 (2.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 296
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50189 /50140
Elevation 78–139 m (256–456 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Fontenay is a former commune in the Manche department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Romagny-Fontenay.[1]

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 4 December 2015 (in French)