Pirou

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Pirou
The chateau
The chateau
Coat of arms of Pirou
Coat of arms
Pirou is located in France
Pirou
Pirou
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Lessay
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Lessay
Government
 • 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.

Heraldry

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