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
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
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Lisieux
Canton Lisieux-1, Lisieux-2, and Lisieux-3
Intercommunality Lisieux Pays d'Auge
Government
 • Mayor (2008-2014) Bernard Aubril
Area1 13.07 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 22,109
 • Density 1,691.6/km2 (4,381.2/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14366 /14100
Elevation 32–152 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.