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The church of Saint-Martin
The church of Saint-Martin
Octeville-l'Avenel is located in France
Coordinates: 49°32′39″N 1°21′11″W / 49.5442°N 1.3531°W / 49.5442; -1.3531Coordinates: 49°32′39″N 1°21′11″W / 49.5442°N 1.3531°W / 49.5442; -1.3531
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Cherbourg-Octeville
Canton Canton of Quettehou
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Val de Saire
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Lechevalier
Area1 6.86 km2 (2.65 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 183
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50384 / 50630
Elevation 20–82 m (66–269 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

Octeville-l'Avenel is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

Notable people[edit]

Robert Avenel, Anglo-Norman magnate

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