Périers, Manche


The church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul on market day

Coordinates: 49°11′14″N 1°24′22″W / 49.1872°N 1.4061°W / 49.1872; -1.4061Coordinates: 49°11′14″N 1°24′22″W / 49.1872°N 1.4061°W / 49.1872; -1.4061
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Coutances
Canton Périers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Sèves et Taute
  Mayor (20082014) Gabriel Daube
Area1 14.62 km2 (5.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,450
  Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50394 / 50190
Elevation 6–36 m (20–118 ft)
(avg. 29 m or 95 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.

Périers [peʁ.je] is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.


Périers was liberated by the 2nd Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Division, of the United States Army, on July 27, 1944. [1]


The arms of Périers are blazoned :
Argent, a pear tree eradicated vert and in base a barrulet gules, overall on a bend azure between 2 lions sable, 3 mullets pierced (spur-rowels) Or.

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