Avranches

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Avranches
Botanical garden
Botanical garden
Coat o airms o Avranches
Coat o airms
Avranches is locatit in Fraunce
Avranches
Avranches
Location within Normandy region
Avranches is locatit in Normandy
Avranches
Avranches
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
KintraFraunce
RegionNormandy
DepairtmentManche
ArrondissementAvranches
CantonAvranches
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guenaël Huet
Area
1
4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)2
8,090
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
50025 /50300
Elevation7–108 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