Saint-Pierre-Langers

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Saint-Pierre-Langers
The church of Saint-Pierre
The church of Saint-Pierre
Coat of arms of Saint-Pierre-Langers
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Pierre-Langers
Saint-Pierre-Langers is located in France
Saint-Pierre-Langers
Saint-Pierre-Langers
Saint-Pierre-Langers is located in Normandy
Saint-Pierre-Langers
Saint-Pierre-Langers
Coordinates: 48°47′07″N 1°29′47″W / 48.7853°N 1.4964°W / 48.7853; -1.4964Coordinates: 48°47′07″N 1°29′47″W / 48.7853°N 1.4964°W / 48.7853; -1.4964
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementAvranches
CantonAvranches
IntercommunalitySartilly–Porte de la Baie
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Georges Herbert
Area
1
8.40 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
601
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
50540 /50530
Elevation7–121 m (23–397 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Pierre-Langers is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Saint-Pierre-Langers
The arms of Saint-Pierre-Langers are blazoned :
Or, a cross gules, on a chief azure 2 mullets argent.
These arms are borrowed from the L'Empereur family, lords of Saint-Pierre-Langers.



Personalities linked to the commune[edit]

  • Philippe Badin, 18th abbot of La Lucerne Abbey (?-1452), who laid the first stone at the fortress of Granville.
  • Anatole France, stayed here twice in his youth and described the commune in a chapter 11 of La Vie en fleur.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ La Vie en fleur, ch 11 at Wikisource