Coutances

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Coutances
Coutances Cathedral
Coutances Cathedral
Coat of arms of Coutances
Location of Coutances
Coutances is located in France
Coutances
Coutances
Coutances is located in Normandy
Coutances
Coutances
Coordinates: 49°03′N 1°26′W / 49.05°N 1.44°W / 49.05; -1.44Coordinates: 49°03′N 1°26′W / 49.05°N 1.44°W / 49.05; -1.44
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentManche
ArrondissementCoutances
CantonCoutances
IntercommunalityCoutances Mer et Bocage
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Dominique Bourdin
Area
1
12.51 km2 (4.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
8,454
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
50147 /50200
Elevation12–150 m (39–492 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Coutances is a commune. It is in Normandy in the Manche department in northwest France.

Sights[change | change source]

  • Coutances Cathedral
  • The church of Saint-Nicolas
  • The church of Saint-Pierre
  • The chateau of Gratot

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

Coutances is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. Retrieved 4 January 2021.