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The priory of Saint-Léonard
The priory of Saint-Léonard
Vains is located in France
Coordinates: 48°40′57″N 1°24′39″W / 48.6825°N 1.4108°W / 48.6825; -1.4108Coordinates: 48°40′57″N 1°24′39″W / 48.6825°N 1.4108°W / 48.6825; -1.4108
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Avranches
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton d'Avranches
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Morel
Area1 8.58 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 758
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50612 /50300
Elevation 5–39 m (16–128 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.

Vains is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

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