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Moussonvilliers is located in France
Coordinates: 48°38′16″N 0°47′37″E / 48.6378°N 0.7936°E / 48.6378; 0.7936Coordinates: 48°38′16″N 0°47′37″E / 48.6378°N 0.7936°E / 48.6378; 0.7936
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Mortagne-au-Perche
Canton Tourouvre
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pascal Houlle
Area1 21.94 km2 (8.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 218
 • Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 61299 /61190
Elevation 185–259 m (607–850 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Moussonvilliers is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

Pierre Laval, who served as the Prime Minister of France from 1942 to 1944, purchased the Domaine de la Corbière for 400,000 French francs in 1923, where he raised cattle and bred horses.[1]

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  1. ^ Kupferman, Fred (2015). Pierre Laval (2nd ed.). Paris: Tallandier. pp. 25–53. ISBN 9782847342543 – via (Registration required (help)).