Luc-sur-Mer

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Luc-sur-Mer
Beachfront
Beachfront
Coat of arms of Luc-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Location of Luc-sur-Mer
Luc-sur-Mer is located in France
Luc-sur-Mer
Luc-sur-Mer
Luc-sur-Mer is located in Normandy
Luc-sur-Mer
Luc-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°18′56″N 0°21′16″W / 49.3156°N 0.3544°W / 49.3156; -0.3544Coordinates: 49°18′56″N 0°21′16″W / 49.3156°N 0.3544°W / 49.3156; -0.3544
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementCaen
CantonCourseulles-sur-Mer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Laurent
Area
1
3.94 km2 (1.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,236
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lutins
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14384 /14530
Elevation4–33 m (13–108 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Luc-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,931—    
19681,976+2.3%
19752,392+21.1%
19822,609+9.1%
19902,902+11.2%
19993,036+4.6%
20083,172+4.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The "Maison de la Baleine" created by Jean Chabriac. On January 15, 1885 a 40-ton and 19 meters long whale beached in Luc sur Mer. Its skeleton is now on display in the municipal park.
  • Luc sur Mer cliffs
  • The cemetery's cross is estimated to date from 1662

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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