Sallenelles

Sallenelles is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.

Sallenelles
Orne estuary
Orne estuary
Coat of arms of Sallenelles
Coat of arms
Location of Sallenelles
Sallenelles is located in France
Sallenelles
Sallenelles
Sallenelles is located in Normandy
Sallenelles
Sallenelles
Coordinates: 49°15′50″N 0°13′41″W / 49.2639°N 0.2281°W / 49.2639; -0.2281Coordinates: 49°15′50″N 0°13′41″W / 49.2639°N 0.2281°W / 49.2639; -0.2281
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementLisieux
CantonCabourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Greffin
Area
1
1.25 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2017)[1]
294
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14665 /14121
Elevation0–40 m (0–131 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.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962257—    
1968306+19.1%
1975314+2.6%
1982290−7.6%
1990240−17.2%
1999293+22.1%
2008272−7.2%

TourismEdit

Most visitors to Sallenelles come to see the Orne estuary, to walk, cycle, or hunt the local water-fowl, or the Maison de la Nature, a permanent exhibition on the local ecosystem. World War II veterans come to see the memorial to the Belgian Brigade Piron which liberated the village in 1944.

TransportationEdit

Sallenelles is on the D514 between Ranville and Merville-Franceville-Plage. There is also a road to Amfreville. The Bus Verts line 20 has some services that stop at Sallenelles.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.