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Origny-le-Butin is located in France
Coordinates: 48°22′20″N 0°28′07″E / 48.3722°N 0.4686°E / 48.3722; 0.4686Coordinates: 48°22′20″N 0°28′07″E / 48.3722°N 0.4686°E / 48.3722; 0.4686
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Mortagne-au-Perche
Canton Bellême
Area1 4.57 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 100
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 61318 / 61130
Elevation 107–228 m (351–748 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.

Origny-le-Butin is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

The area was studied in the form of a microhistory by the French historian Alain Corbin in his book The Life of an Unknown (2001).

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