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Title: Auderville  
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Subject: Communes of the Manche department, Arrondissement of Cherbourg, Saint Anne, Alderney, Canton of Beaumont-Hague, 20.3 cm K (E)
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Coordinates: 49°42′46″N 1°55′48″W / 49.7128°N 1.93°W / 49.7128; -1.93Coordinates: 49°42′46″N 1°55′48″W / 49.7128°N 1.93°W / 49.7128; -1.93

Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg
Canton Beaumont-Hague
Intercommunality La Hague
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Dixneuf
 • Land1 4.33 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 276
 • Population2 density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 50020 / 50440
Elevation 0–133 m (0–436 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 ft)

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.

Auderville (French pronunciation: ​[odɛʁvil]) is a commune on the north coast of the Manche department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.


The commune contains four villages, Goury, Laye, La Valette and La Roche, as well as a lighthouse.



The arms of Auderville are blazoned :
Argent, on a fess gules in pale 2 leopards between 2 buckles Or, in chief a fleur de lys between 2 mullets, and in base a lighthouse between 2 ermine spots sable, the lighthouse pierced of the field and lit Or.

See also


  • INSEE statistics
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