Part of Putanges-le-Lac
Rabodanges lake on the river Orne
|9.32 km2 (3.60 sq mi)|
|• Density||19/km2 (50/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||70–241 m (230–791 ft) |
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The former name of the parish was "Culley-sur-Orne" (until 1650).
The name "Rabodanges" is a corruption of "Rabodinghes" — a fief situated in Artois close to Saint-Omer — from where the manorial family which also owned the land of Culley-sur-Orne originated; the title of nobility was raised to "Marquis de Rabodanges" by King Louis XIV. The last representative of this family, established in Normandy since the 16th century, died without issue in 1792.
Places of interestEdit
- Its chateau built in the classical style (open for visits)
- Rabodanges is also known for its lake, on which one can water-ski.
- Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2017, INSEE
- Arrêté préfectoral 26 November 2015 (in French)
- Données Cassini, EHESS
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