Saint-Sever-Calvados

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Saint-Sever-Calvados
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Coat of arms of Saint-Sever-Calvados
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Sever-Calvados
Saint-Sever-Calvados is located in France
Saint-Sever-Calvados
Saint-Sever-Calvados
Saint-Sever-Calvados is located in Normandy
Saint-Sever-Calvados
Saint-Sever-Calvados
Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 1°02′47″W / 48.8411°N 1.0464°W / 48.8411; -1.0464Coordinates: 48°50′28″N 1°02′47″W / 48.8411°N 1.0464°W / 48.8411; -1.0464
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementVire
CantonVire
CommuneNoues de Sienne
Area
1
27.92 km2 (10.78 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2[1]
4,565
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
14380
Elevation144–350 m (472–1,148 ft)
(avg. 243 m or 797 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-Sever-Calvados is a former commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Noues de Sienne.[2]

Geography[edit]

The former French commune covered 2,792 hectares, a high proportion of it being the Saint-Sever forest. The Saint-Sever forest is the source of two rivers, the river Vire and the river Siena. Lorencières, at the south of the area is highest point at about 350 metres, and the lowest, at the north east area of the at about 144 metres. The south of the area is on the granite massif of Vire-Carolles, and the north on the schistous basement of the basin Bocage virious. The average rainfall is 1,150 mm.[3]

The places within the area are: la Bersairie, les Déserts, la Braiserie, Saint-Blaise, la Caverie, les Broderies, la Lande, le Bourg (au nord), la Guertière, la Guibellière, la Bunoudière, la Basse Fosse, la Haute Fosse, le Mouton, les Houlettes, le Beauregard, la Maquellerie, le Souchet, la Jourdanière, les Closets, le Vieux Château, le Clos, la Clairière, la Davière, la Faverie, la Jardière, la Rigoussière, la Quetterie, la Nellerie, la Vermondière, la Clergerie (à l'est), la Tournerie, le Mesnil, la Mennetière, la Jancellière, la Capucière, les Lorencières, la Noue de Sienne, l'Ermitage (au sud), le Valet, Brundou, la Jouardière, la Reinière, la Guermonderie, la Pédevinière, les Rivages, Cotigny, Plate Bourse, le Clos du Pôt, la Fieffe, la Porte de Cotigny, la Gablerie, le Bois de Cotigny, le Courbillon (à l'ouest) and le Richelieu[3]

The town of Saint-Sever-Calvados is situated 13 Km west of Vire and 14 Km east of Villedieu-les-Poêles, and on a major road between these locations.[3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,539—    
18001,527−0.8%
18061,512−1.0%
18211,515+0.2%
18311,653+9.1%
18361,685+1.9%
18411,658−1.6%
18461,608−3.0%
18511,630+1.4%
18561,551−4.8%
18611,507−2.8%
18661,517+0.7%
18721,526+0.6%
18761,540+0.9%
18811,554+0.9%
18861,514−2.6%
18911,512−0.1%
18961,338−11.5%
19011,387+3.7%
19061,456+5.0%
19111,472+1.1%
19211,335−9.3%
19261,400+4.9%
19311,539+9.9%
19361,704+10.7%
19461,680−1.4%
19541,566−6.8%
19621,485−5.2%
19681,415−4.7%
19751,379−2.5%
19821,425+3.3%
19901,409−1.1%
19991,325−6.0%
20081,369+3.3%

International relations[edit]

The commune is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 6 December 2016 (in French)
  3. ^ a b c "Géoportail". www.geoportail.gouv.fr. Retrieved 2018-06-22.