Grainville-Langannerie

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Grainville-Langannerie
Grainville-Langannerie is located in France
Grainville-Langannerie
Grainville-Langannerie
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Bretteville-sur-Laize
Intercommunality Le Cingal
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Besnard
Area1 5.32 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 650
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14310 / 14190
Elevation 101–175 m (331–574 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

Grainville-Langannerie is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 466 —    
1968 531 +13.9%
1975 539 +1.5%
1982 498 −7.6%
1990 466 −6.4%
1999 522 +12.0%
2008 650 +24.5%

Sights

The town contains a cemetery of Polish soldiers killed in the Battle of Hill 262 during World War II.

See also

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