Proussy

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Proussy
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Proussy is located in France
Proussy
Proussy
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Vire
Canton Condé-sur-Noireau
Intercommunality Condé Intercom
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Piel
Area1 12.64 km2 (4.88 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 417
 • Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14523 / 14110
Elevation 82–256 m (269–840 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.

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

In August 1944 as World War Two was being fought, Proussy served as the location of Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery's tactical headquarters.[1]

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 376 —    
1968 384 +2.1%
1975 347 −9.6%
1982 358 +3.2%
1990 343 −4.2%
1999 353 +2.9%
2008 417 +18.1%

References

  1. Hamilton, Nigel (1986). Monty: The Final Years of the Field Marshall 1944-1976. McGraw-Hill Book Company. p. 514.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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