Les Loges-Marchis

Les Loges-Marchis

The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul
Les Loges-Marchis

Coordinates: 48°32′34″N 1°05′13″W / 48.5428°N 1.0869°W / 48.5428; -1.0869Coordinates: 48°32′34″N 1°05′13″W / 48.5428°N 1.0869°W / 48.5428; -1.0869
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Avranches
Canton Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
  Mayor (20082014) Paulette Matéo
Area1 19.78 km2 (7.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,018
  Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50274 / 50600
Elevation 69–208 m (226–682 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

Les Loges-Marchis is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.

History The village was badly affected by the French Dysentery Epidemic of 1779 such that 250 died and the graveyard had to be extended this may be the origin of the five crosses (Les Cinq Croix)

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