Perrières

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Perrières
Perrières is located in France
Perrières
Perrières
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Morteaux-Coulibœuf
Intercommunality Pays de Falaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Danièle Blandin
Area1 8.17 km2 (3.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 276
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14497 / 14170
Elevation 42–136 m (138–446 ft)
(avg. 74 m or 243 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.

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

History

Around 1075, the Lord of Courcy founded a priory under the protection of the abbey of Marmoutier close to Turns.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 434 —    
1968 378 −12.9%
1975 308 −18.5%
1982 269 −12.7%
1990 254 −5.6%
1999 252 −0.8%
2008 276 +9.5%

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