The church of Saint-Vigor
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Pierre Lemyre|
|Area1||16.17 km2 (6.24 sq mi)|
|• Density||95/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||50417 /50630|
|Elevation||1–104 m (3.3–341.2 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.
The creation of Quettehou dates back to the Viking invasions when Ketil, chief of a Viking tribe, decided to settle at the top of the hill dominating the bay of Morsalines. With time, Ketil's hill (Ketil holm) became known as Quettehou.
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