Moult, Calvados

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Moult
Moult église Sainte-Anne.JPG
Moult is located in France
Moult
Moult
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Bourguébus
Intercommunality Val ès dunes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Tourret
Area1 10.26 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,742
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14456 / 14370
Elevation 19–76 m (62–249 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

Moult (French pronunciation: ​[mul]) is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France. The commune is situated about 16 kilometers from Caen on French Highway 13. It is in the valley of the Muance.

History

The ancient ruins in and around the commune suggest that it was used as a fortified camp that controlled the area between Vieux and Lisieux.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 675 —    
1968 670 −0.7%
1975 765 +14.2%
1982 827 +8.1%
1990 919 +11.1%
1999 1,130 +23.0%
2008 1,742 +54.2%

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