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Title: Aunou-sur-Orne  
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Subject: Communes of the Orne department, Orne (river), Nicolas-Jacques Conté, Arrondissement of Alençon, William I Talvas
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Coordinates: 48°36′44″N 0°13′50″E / 48.6122°N 0.2306°E / 48.6122; 0.2306Coordinates: 48°36′44″N 0°13′50″E / 48.6122°N 0.2306°E / 48.6122; 0.2306

Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Alençon
Canton Sées
Intercommunality Pays de Sées
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Louvel
 • Land1 18.04 km2 (6.97 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 257
 • Population2 density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 61015 / 61500
Elevation 171–233 m (561–764 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

Aunou-sur-Orne is a commune in the Orne department in northwestern France.


In 1811 Aunou-sur-Orne absorbed the neighbouring commune of Saint-Cenery-près-Séez (sometimes spelled Saint-Cénery-près-Sées or Saint-Céneri-près-Sées).[1]



Nicolas-Jacques Conté (4 August 1755 – 6 December 1805) was a French painter, balloonist, army officer, and inventor of the modern pencil. He was born at Saint-Céneri-près-Sées.

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