Pontaubault

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Pontaubault
Commune
The Aubaud bridge spanning the Sélune
The Aubaud bridge spanning the Sélune
Pontaubault is located in France
Pontaubault
Pontaubault
Location within Normandy region
Pontaubault is located in Normandy
Pontaubault
Pontaubault
Coordinates: 48°37′48″N 1°20′59″W / 48.63°N 1.3497°W / 48.63; -1.3497Coordinates: 48°37′48″N 1°20′59″W / 48.63°N 1.3497°W / 48.63; -1.3497
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementAvranches
CantonPontorson
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du canton d'Avranches
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Perrouault
Area11.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2469
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code50408 /50220
Elevation7–72 m (23–236 ft)
(avg. 31 m or 102 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.

Pontaubault is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France.

Patton's VIII Corps crossed the Pontaubault bridge on August 1, 1944 into Brittany following the success of Operation Cobra

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