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The church of Saint-Marcouf
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|Intercommunality||Région de Montebourg|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Brigitte Demange|
|Area1||13.38 km2 (5.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||28/km2 (73/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||50507 / 50310|
|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.|
Second World War
During the Second World War, a German coastal battery near the village was bombed but fired on Allied forces landing on Utah Beach on D-Day and again on the 8th of June before being silenced by US battleships.
|The arms of Saint-Marcouf are blazoned :
Azure, 2 anchors in saltire, hawsers interlaced, and on a chief embattled argent a boarding cutlass point to dexter gules.
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