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The church of Saint-Gilles
The church of Saint-Gilles
Houesville is located in France
Coordinates: 49°21′06″N 1°17′11″W / 49.3517°N 1.2864°W / 49.3517; -1.2864Coordinates: 49°21′06″N 1°17′11″W / 49.3517°N 1.2864°W / 49.3517; -1.2864
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Carentan
Intercommunality Baie du Cotentin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Brotin
Area1 5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 246
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50249 /50480
Elevation 2–26 m (6.6–85.3 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 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.

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


Arms of Houesville
The arms of Houesville are blazoned :
Azure, 3 apples slipped and leaved Or, on a chief gules, 2 leopards respectant Or, armed and langued azure.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 23 December 2015 (in French)