Vire

former commune in Calvados, France

Vire is a former commune in Lower Normandy in the Calvados department in northwestern France. On 1 January 2016, it became a part of the new commune of Vire-Normandie.[1]

Vire
Vire from the Place du Château
Vire from the Place du Château
Coat of arms of Vire
Coat of arms
Location of Vire
Vire is located in France
Vire
Vire
Vire is located in Normandy
Vire
Vire
Coordinates: 48°50′19″N 0°53′21″W / 48.8386°N 0.8892°W / 48.8386; -0.8892Coordinates: 48°50′19″N 0°53′21″W / 48.8386°N 0.8892°W / 48.8386; -0.8892
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentCalvados
ArrondissementVire
CantonVire
Area
1
22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
29,329
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14762 /14500
Elevation85–225 m (279–738 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Arrêté préfectoral 31 December 2015 (in French)