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The church of Saint-Grégoire
The church of Saint-Grégoire
Saussemesnil is located in France
Coordinates: 49°34′15″N 1°28′57″W / 49.5708°N 1.4825°W / 49.5708; -1.4825Coordinates: 49°34′15″N 1°28′57″W / 49.5708°N 1.4825°W / 49.5708; -1.4825
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg-Octeville
Canton Valognes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Bocage valognais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Geneviève Huet
Area1 21.45 km2 (8.28 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 917
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50567 / 50700
Elevation 60–175 m (197–574 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.

Saussemesnil or Sauxemesnil or Sauxemesnil-Ruffosses[1] is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.


Arms of Saussemesnil
The arms of Saussemesnil are blazoned :
Per bend sinister 1: Azure, a one handled pot proper and a capital letter S gules; 2: vert, 2 poplar trees eradicated proper, and to dexter the capital letter R gules, and a base azure; overall a bend sinister gules.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Name used by the official site of the commune