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Souleuvre-en-Bocage is a commune in the department of Calvados, northwestern France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2016 by merger of the former communes of Beaulieu, Le Bény-Bocage (the seat), Bures-les-Monts, Campeaux, Carville, Étouvy, La Ferrière-Harang, La Graverie, Malloué, Montamy, Mont-Bertrand, Montchauvet, Le Reculey, Saint-Denis-Maisoncelles, Sainte-Marie-Laumont, Saint-Martin-des-Besaces, Saint-Martin-Don, Saint-Ouen-des-Besaces, Saint-Pierre-Tarentaine and Le Tourneur.[1]

Souleuvre-en-Bocage
Commune
The church in Sainte-Marie-Laumont
The church in Sainte-Marie-Laumont
Souleuvre-en-Bocage is located in France
Souleuvre-en-Bocage
Souleuvre-en-Bocage
Location within Normandy region
Souleuvre-en-Bocage is located in Normandy
Souleuvre-en-Bocage
Souleuvre-en-Bocage
Coordinates: 48°56′17″N 0°50′31″W / 48.938°N 0.842°W / 48.938; -0.842Coordinates: 48°56′17″N 0°50′31″W / 48.938°N 0.842°W / 48.938; -0.842
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Vire
Canton Condé-sur-Noireau
Area1 187.28 km2 (72.31 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 8,658
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14061 /14350

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.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 1 December 2015 (in French)