Périers, Manche

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Périers
The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul on market day
The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul on market day
Périers is located in France
Périers
Périers
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Périers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Sèves et Taute
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gabriel Daube
Area1 14.62 km2 (5.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,450
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50394 / 50190
Elevation 6–36 m (20–118 ft)
(avg. 29 m or 95 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.

Périers is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

History

Périers was liberated by the 2nd Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Division, of the United States Army, on July 27, 1944. [1]

Heraldry

Arms of Périers
The arms of Périers are blazoned :
Argent, a pear tree eradicated vert and in base a barrulet gules, overall on a bend azure between 2 lions sable, 3 mullets pierced (spur-rowels) Or.



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