Les Loges-Marchis

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Les Loges-Marchis
The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul
The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul
Location of Les Loges-Marchis
Les Loges-Marchis is located in France
Les Loges-Marchis
Les Loges-Marchis
Les Loges-Marchis is located in Normandy
Les Loges-Marchis
Les Loges-Marchis
Coordinates: 48°32′34″N 1°05′13″W / 48.5428°N 1.0869°W / 48.5428; -1.0869Coordinates: 48°32′34″N 1°05′13″W / 48.5428°N 1.0869°W / 48.5428; -1.0869
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementAvranches
CantonSaint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paulette Matéo
Area
1
19.78 km2 (7.64 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
1,018
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
50274 /50600
Elevation69–208 m (226–682 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

Les Loges-Marchis is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

History The village was badly affected by the French Dysentery Epidemic of 1779 such that 250 died and the graveyard had to be extended this may be the origin of the five crosses (Les Cinq Croix)

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