Vire

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Vire
Vire from the Place du Château
Vire from the Place du Château
Coat of arms of Vire
Coat of arms
Vire is located in France
Vire
Vire
Location within Normandy region
Vire is located in Normandy
Vire
Vire
Coordinates: 48°50′19″N 0°53′21″W / 48.8386°N 0.8892°W / 48.8386; -0.8892Coordinates: 48°50′19″N 0°53′21″W / 48.8386°N 0.8892°W / 48.8386; -0.8892
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementVire
CantonVire
Area
1
22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
29,329
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14762 /14500
Elevation85–225 m (279–738 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 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.

Vire is a commune in Lower Normandy in the Calvados department in northwestern France.