Saint-Pois

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Saint-Pois
The church
The church
Saint-Pois is located in France
Saint-Pois
Saint-Pois
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Saint-Pois
Intercommunality Canton of Saint-Pois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Casimir Lechevalier
Area1 7.78 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 528
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50542 / 50670
Elevation 73–289 m (240–948 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

Saint-Pois is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France. We note civilians from the World War II fighting in Mortain, just to the south seeking refuge in Saint-Pois (August 1944). Mortain was the final battle for Normandy.

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