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Subprefecture and commune
The lock, the church and surroundings in Vire
The lock, the church and surroundings in Vire
Vire-Normandie is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Vire-Normandie is located in Normandy
Coordinates: 48°50′17″N 0°53′20″W / 48.838°N 0.889°W / 48.838; -0.889Coordinates: 48°50′17″N 0°53′20″W / 48.838°N 0.889°W / 48.838; -0.889
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Vire
Canton Vire
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Marc Andreu-Sabater
Area1 138.52 km2 (53.48 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 17,839
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 14762 /14500

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.

Vire-Normandie (French pronunciation: ​[viʁ nɔʁmɑ̃di]) is a commune in the Calvados department and Normandy region of north-western France.

It was established on 1 January 2016 as a result of the merger of the former communes of Vire (seat of the new municipality), Coulonces, Maisoncelles-la-Jourdan, Roullours, Saint-Germain-de-Tallevende-la-Lande-Vaumont, Truttemer-le-Grand, Truttemer-le-Petit and Vaudry.[1]

Vire-Normandie is the administrative centre (chef-lieu) of the arrondissement of Vire.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 31 December 2015 (in French)