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Tinchebray

Tinchebray
Tinchebray
Tinchebray

Coordinates: 48°45′49″N 0°43′59″W / 48.7636°N 0.7331°W / 48.7636; -0.7331Coordinates: 48°45′49″N 0°43′59″W / 48.7636°N 0.7331°W / 48.7636; -0.7331

Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Tinchebray (chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de Tinchebray
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jérôme Nur
Area
 • Land1 26.52 km2 (10.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,681
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 610486 / 61800
Elevation 152–311 m (499–1,020 ft)
Website www.tinchebray.fr

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.

Tinchebray is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

It was the scene of the Battle of Tinchebray fought on 28 September 1106.

Heraldry

The arms of Tinchebray are blazoned :
Azure, a key between 2 pairs of shuttles each pair in saltire argent, on a chief gules a lion passant between 2 fleurs de lys Or.




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References

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