Fontenai-sur-Orne

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Fontenai-sur-Orne
Location of Fontenai-sur-Orne
Fontenai-sur-Orne is located in France
Fontenai-sur-Orne
Fontenai-sur-Orne
Fontenai-sur-Orne is located in Normandy
Fontenai-sur-Orne
Fontenai-sur-Orne
Coordinates: 48°43′24″N 0°04′15″W / 48.723331°N 0.070833°W / 48.723331; -0.070833Coordinates: 48°43′24″N 0°04′15″W / 48.723331°N 0.070833°W / 48.723331; -0.070833
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentOrne
ArrondissementArgentan
CantonArgentan-Ouest
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Pays d'Argentan
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christiane Divay
Area
1
6.51 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
254
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fontenois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
61173 /61200
Elevation147–193 m (482–633 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Fontenai-sur-Orne is a former commune in the Orne department of Lower Normandy, France. There were 254 people in 2006. The size of the village is 651 hectare (ha). Its Saint-Martin church was built in classical times. The west gate was built in 16th century, but the Virgin statues are from the 18th century. An underground vaulted cave made in stone is in the presbytery. There is a local party organized on the 3rd Sunday of July. The city's main activities are mixed farming and bird-raising.[1][2] On 1 January 2018, it was merged into the commune Écouché-les-Vallées.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Orne" Michel de la torre, DESLOGIS-LACOSTE
  2. INSEE
  3. Arrêté préfectoral 15 December 2017 (in French)