former city in Manche, France

Cherbourg-Octeville is a city in France. It is in the region of Normandy, and in the Département of Manche. 43,000 people live inside the city and 117,000 near or in the city.

coat of arms

On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.[1]

Sister citiesEdit

Cherbourg is twinned with:


  1. Arrêté préfectoral 1 December 2015 (in French)