Soligny-la-Trappe

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Soligny-la-Trappe
The town hall in Soligny-la-Trappe
The town hall in Soligny-la-Trappe
Location of Soligny-la-Trappe
Soligny-la-Trappe is located in France
Soligny-la-Trappe
Soligny-la-Trappe
Soligny-la-Trappe is located in Normandy
Soligny-la-Trappe
Soligny-la-Trappe
Coordinates: 48°36′56″N 0°32′11″E / 48.6156°N 0.5364°E / 48.6156; 0.5364Coordinates: 48°36′56″N 0°32′11″E / 48.6156°N 0.5364°E / 48.6156; 0.5364
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentOrne
ArrondissementMortagne-au-Perche
CantonMortagne-au-Perche
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Bassin de Mortagne-au-Perche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Bréard
Area
1
19.50 km2 (7.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
706
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
61475 /61380
Elevation197–294 m (646–965 ft)
(avg. 267 m or 876 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Notre-Dame de La Trappe Abbey

Soligny-la-Trappe is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

Soligny-la-Trappe is the location of La Trappe Abbey, where the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance, or Trappists, was founded in 1664 by a converted courtier named Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.