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The chateau
The chateau
Coat of arms of Pirou
Coat of arms
Pirou is located in France
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Lessay
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Lessay
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Noël Augrandjean
Area1 29.11 km2 (11.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,563
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50403 / 50770
Elevation 0–40 m (0–131 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Pirou is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. It is around 50 km south of Cherbourg and 90 km west of Caen. The inhabitants are called Pirouais.


Arms of Pirou
The arms of Pirou are blazoned:
Vert, a bend cotissed argent.
These arms are borrowed from the de Pirou family (extinct), former lords of Pirou.

See also