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The church of Saint-Laurent
The church of Saint-Laurent
Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves is located in France
Coordinates: 48°45′08″N 1°07′18″W / 48.7522°N 1.1217°W / 48.7522; -1.1217Coordinates: 48°45′08″N 1°07′18″W / 48.7522°N 1.1217°W / 48.7522; -1.1217
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Isigny-le-Buat
Intercommunality Canton of Saint-Pois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franck Esnouf
Area1 14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 481
 • Density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50499 /50670
Elevation 32–226 m (105–741 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

It hosts the annual rock music festival "Papillons de Nuit". The 2008 festival had approximately 50,000 spectators over three days. Acts included Stereophonics, Camille, Babyshambles, Yael Naïm, and The Hives.

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