Cabins along the beach

Coordinates: 49°27′27″N 1°16′10″W / 49.4575°N 1.2694°W / 49.4575; -1.2694Coordinates: 49°27′27″N 1°16′10″W / 49.4575°N 1.2694°W / 49.4575; -1.2694
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Manche
Arrondissement Cherbourg-Octeville
Canton Sainte-Mère-Église
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Sainte-Mère-Église
  Mayor (20082014) Pierre Aubril
Area1 11.65 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 245
  Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 50427 / 50480
Elevation 0–12 m (0–39 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Ravenoville is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France.


Ravenoville is divided into 2 towns: Ravenoville-Bourg and Ravenoville-Plage. A sinuous route of about 1.25 miles through the pastureland of Normandy links them.


Ravenoville, close to Utah Beach, on the evening of June 5, 1944 and throughout the day of June 6, 1944, lived through the Allied D-Day landing.

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