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The church of Saint-Pierre
The church of Saint-Pierre
Sainteny is located in France
Coordinates: 49°14′20″N 1°18′46″W / 49.2389°N 1.3128°W / 49.2389; -1.3128Coordinates: 49°14′20″N 1°18′46″W / 49.2389°N 1.3128°W / 49.2389; -1.3128
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Saint-Lô
Canton Carentan
Intercommunality Baie du Cotentin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Lepourry
Area1 21.63 km2 (8.35 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 793
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50564 /50500
Elevation 2–26 m (6.6–85.3 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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.

Sainteny is a former commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Terre-et-Marais.[1]

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 16 December 2015 (in French)