Lion-sur-Mer

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Lion-sur-Mer
The beach along the English Channel
The beach along the English Channel
Lion-sur-Mer is located in France
Lion-sur-Mer
Lion-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°18′07″N 0°19′03″W / 49.30194°N 0.31750°W / 49.30194; -0.31750Coordinates: 49°18′07″N 0°19′03″W / 49.30194°N 0.31750°W / 49.30194; -0.31750
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Douvres-la-Délivrande
Intercommunality Agglomeration community of Caen la Mer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Gilles (PS)
Area1 4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,401
 • Density 505.5/km2 (1,309.2/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14365 /14780
Elevation 0–30 m (0–98 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 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.

Lion-sur-Mer is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France.