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Botanical garden
Botanical garden
Coat o airms o Avranches
Coat o airms
Avranches is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Normandy region
Avranches is locatit in Normandy
Coordinates: 48°41′06″N 1°21′20″W / 48.685°N 1.3556°W / 48.685; -1.3556Coordinates: 48°41′06″N 1°21′20″W / 48.685°N 1.3556°W / 48.685; -1.3556
Kintra Fraunce
Region Normandy
Depairtment Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Avranches
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guenaël Huet
Area1 4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 8,090
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50025 /50300
Elevation 7–108 m (23–354 ft)
(avg. 108 m or 354 ft)

1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Avranches (French pronunciation: ​[avʁɑ̃ʃ]) is a commune in the Manche depairtment in the Normandy region in northwastren Fraunce. It is a subprefectur o the depairtment. The indwallers are cried Avranchinais.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Rene Andre, Avranches 2000 ans d' histoire, Publication Municipale