Fermanville (French pronunciation: ​[fɛʁmɑ̃vil]) is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France.

Fermanville
The Cape Lévi lighthouse
The Cape Lévi lighthouse
Location of Fermanville
Fermanville is located in France
Fermanville
Fermanville
Fermanville is located in Normandy
Fermanville
Fermanville
Coordinates: 49°41′08″N 1°27′13″W / 49.6856°N 1.4536°W / 49.6856; -1.4536Coordinates: 49°41′08″N 1°27′13″W / 49.6856°N 1.4536°W / 49.6856; -1.4536
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementCherbourg
CantonVal-de-Saire
IntercommunalityCA Cotentin
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Nicole Belliot-Delacour[1]
Area
1
11.60 km2 (4.48 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
1,263
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
50178 /50840
Elevation0–136 m (0–446 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

French submarine Prométhée sank off Fermanville on 7 July 1932.

Places of interestEdit

 
Fermanville Viaduct
 
Fort Lévi.
  • Fort Lévi : fort built in 1801 on Napoleon's orders ;
  • Railway viaduct located in the vallée des moulins village, used until 1951 for the Cherbourg-Barfleur train ;

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

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