Lisieux

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Lisieux
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Lisieux
Coat of arms
Lisieux is located in France
Lisieux
Lisieux
Location within Normandy region
Lisieux is located in Normandy
Lisieux
Lisieux
Coordinates: 49°08′47″N 0°13′36″E / 49.1464°N 0.2267°E / 49.1464; 0.2267Coordinates: 49°08′47″N 0°13′36″E / 49.1464°N 0.2267°E / 49.1464; 0.2267
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementLisieux
CantonLisieux-1, Lisieux-2, and Lisieux-3
IntercommunalityLisieux Pays d'Auge
Government
 • Mayor (2008-2014) Bernard Aubril
Area
1
13.07 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
22,109
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14366 /14100
Elevation32–152 m (105–499 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.

Lisieux is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France. Death place of St. Therese of Lisieux (Sainte Thérèse de l'Enfant Jésus), who entered the Carmelite convent at the age of 15.

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