Saint-Germain-de-Livet

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Saint-Germain-de-Livet
Chateau St. Germain de Livet
Chateau St. Germain de Livet
Location of Saint-Germain-de-Livet
Saint-Germain-de-Livet is located in France
Saint-Germain-de-Livet
Saint-Germain-de-Livet
Saint-Germain-de-Livet is located in Normandy
Saint-Germain-de-Livet
Saint-Germain-de-Livet
Coordinates: 49°04′31″N 0°11′31″E / 49.0753°N 0.1919°E / 49.0753; 0.1919Coordinates: 49°04′31″N 0°11′31″E / 49.0753°N 0.1919°E / 49.0753; 0.1919
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementLisieux
CantonMézidon-Canon
IntercommunalityCA Lisieux Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Brigitte Comet-Chérel
Area
1
16.41 km2 (6.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
784
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14582 /14100
Elevation53–182 m (174–597 ft)
(avg. 164 m or 538 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Germain-de-Livet is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

History[edit]

The famous chateau at Saint-Germain-de-Livet, now open to the public, was built by the Tournebu (later Tournebu-de-Livet) family between 1561 and 1578.[2][3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962559—    
1968498−10.9%
1975589+18.3%
1982631+7.1%
1990598−5.2%
1999581−2.8%
2008803+38.2%
Chateau Saint-Germain-de-Livet

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Statistique monumentale du Calvados, Arcisse Caumont, Caen, Paris, 1867
  3. ^ Tourebu versus Foucault, Buying Titles of Nobility in France, heraldica.org

The ferocious history of château Saint-Germain-de-Livet, medieval history note on this beautiful Normandy château