Ravenoville

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Ravenoville
Cabins along the beach
Cabins along the beach
Location of Ravenoville
Ravenoville is located in France
Ravenoville
Ravenoville
Ravenoville is located in Normandy
Ravenoville
Ravenoville
Coordinates: 49°27′27″N 1°16′10″W / 49.4575°N 1.2694°W / 49.4575; -1.2694Coordinates: 49°27′27″N 1°16′10″W / 49.4575°N 1.2694°W / 49.4575; -1.2694
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementCherbourg
CantonCarentan
CommuneSainte-Mère-Église
Area
1
11.65 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
259
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
50480
Elevation0–12 m (0–39 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.

Ravenoville is a former commune in the Manche department in north-western France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the commune Sainte-Mère-Église.[2]

Geography[edit]

Ravenoville is divided into 2 towns: Ravenoville-Bourg and Ravenoville-Plage. A sinuous route of about 1.25 miles through the pastureland of Normandy links them.

History[edit]

Ravenoville, close to Utah Beach, on the evening of June 5, 1944 and throughout the day of June 6, 1944, lived through the Allied D-Day landing.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 27 December 2018 (in French)