Houesville

Houesville (French pronunciation: ​[wɛvil]) is a former commune in the Manche department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Carentan-les-Marais.[2]

Houesville
The church of Saint-Gilles
The church of Saint-Gilles
Location of Houesville
Houesville is located in France
Houesville
Houesville
Houesville is located in Normandy
Houesville
Houesville
Coordinates: 49°21′06″N 1°17′11″W / 49.3517°N 1.2864°W / 49.3517; -1.2864Coordinates: 49°21′06″N 1°17′11″W / 49.3517°N 1.2864°W / 49.3517; -1.2864
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementSaint-Lô
CantonCarentan
CommuneCarentan-les-Marais
Area
1
5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
287
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
50480
Elevation2–26 m (6.6–85.3 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Houesville are blazoned :
Azure, 3 apples slipped and leaved Or, on a chief gules, 2 leopards respectant Or, armed and langued azure.



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