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Fontenai-sur-Orne is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Fontenai-sur-Orne is located in Normandy
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
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Argentan-Ouest
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays d'Argentan
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christiane Divay
Area1 6.51 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 254
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fontenois
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 61173 /61200
Elevation 147–193 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Fontenai-sur-Orne is a 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Orne" Michel de la torre, DESLOGIS-LACOSTE
  2. INSEE