Tourouvre

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Tourouvre
Saint-Aubin church
Saint-Aubin church
Location of Tourouvre
Tourouvre is located in France
Tourouvre
Tourouvre
Tourouvre is located in Normandy
Tourouvre
Tourouvre
Coordinates: 48°35′28″N 0°39′08″E / 48.5911°N 0.6522°E / 48.5911; 0.6522Coordinates: 48°35′28″N 0°39′08″E / 48.5911°N 0.6522°E / 48.5911; 0.6522
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentOrne
ArrondissementMortagne-au-Perche
CantonTourouvre (chef-lieu)
CommuneTourouvre au Perche
Area
1
24.01 km2 (9.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,239
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
61190
Elevation180–304 m (591–997 ft)
(avg. 236 m or 774 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Tourouvre is a former commune in the Orne department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Tourouvre au Perche.[2]

The first photovoltaic road in the world was under construction in Tourouvre in November–December 2016.[3] It was built by Société Nouvelle Aeracem (SNA), and dedicated by the French Minister of Ecology, Ségolène Royal on October 25, 2016.[3]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Tourouvre
The arms of Tourouvre are blazoned :
Per fess, azure and Or, 3 ox heads Or and 3 maple leaves vert.



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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 21 December 2015 ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ a b Bourgin, Yohann (October 25, 2016). "High Tech. Ségolène Royal lance la première route solaire dans l'Orne". Sud-Ouest. Retrieved November 2, 2016.