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|Intercommunality||Cœur Côte Fleurie|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Gérard Vauclin|
|Area1||8.99 km2 (3.47 sq mi)|
|• Density||290/km2 (760/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||14754 / 14640|
|Elevation||3–136 m (9.8–446.2 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.
The town had a population of 2652 in 2008, a growth of just over 1,000 residents since 1962.
Villers-sur-Mer is known for the large topiary dinosaurs facing the sea from the garden of the office of tourism. In certain years, a baby dinosaur is added to the garden.
Villers-sur-Mer is the starting point of the Vaches Noires cliffs - a site where many fossils have been discovered. A mini museum in the enclosure of the office of tourism, and has an outline of the resources and discoveries. It is a place universally known by specialists in the ammonites and other fossils.
Villers-sur-Mer station is on the line from Deauville to Dives-sur-Mer. The station building is no longer open but train services operates year-round on weekends as well as on weekdays during the summer.
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