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The church of Saint-Georges
The church of Saint-Georges
Montchaton is located in France
Coordinates: 49°00′34″N 1°29′50″W / 49.0094°N 1.4972°W / 49.0094; -1.4972Coordinates: 49°00′34″N 1°29′50″W / 49.0094°N 1.4972°W / 49.0094; -1.4972
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Coutances
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Montmartin-sur-Mer
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Paisnel
Area1 6.50 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 362
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50339 /50660
Elevation 5–61 m (16–200 ft)
(avg. 51 m or 167 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.

Montchaton is a former commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Orval-sur-Sienne.[1]


Arms of Montchaton
The arms of Montchaton are blazoned :
Per bend sinister vert and sable, a salmon contourny 'leaping' and a roman helmet argent crested gules, and on a chief gules a cross moline argent.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 25 November 2015 (in French)