Longues-sur-Mer

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Longues-sur-Mer
Two bunkers of Longues-sur-Mer battery
Two bunkers of Longues-sur-Mer battery
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Bayeux
Canton Ryes
Area1 12.29 km2 (4.75 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 586
 • Density 47.68/km2 (123.49/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14377 /14400
Elevation 0–77 m (0–253 ft)
(avg. 76 m or 249 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.

Longues-sur-Mer is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France. The Wehrmacht constructed a series of concrete bunkers here during World War 2.