La Glacerie

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La Glacerie
The racecourse
The racecourse
La Glacerie is located in France
La Glacerie
La Glacerie
Coordinates: 49°36′39″N 1°36′03″W / 49.6108°N 1.6008°W / 49.6108; -1.6008Coordinates: 49°36′39″N 1°36′03″W / 49.6108°N 1.6008°W / 49.6108; -1.6008
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg-Octeville
Canton Tourlaville
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine de Cherbourg (CUC)
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Lemarchand
Area1 18.7 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,043
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50203 / 50470
Elevation 5–178 m (16–584 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

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


Arms of La Glacerie
The arms of La Glacerie are blazoned :
Azure, a chevron argent charged near the point with a rose gules, between 2 plates fimbriated Or (mirrors) and a belltower argent issuant from a barrulet gules, in chief a fleur de lys Or.

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