Lawer Normandy

(Reguidit frae Basse-Normandie)

Lawer Normandy (French: Basse-Normandie, IPA: [bas nɔr.mɑ̃.di]; Norman: Basse-Normaundie) is an admeenistrative region o Fraunce. It wis creatit in 1956, when the Normandy region wis dividit intae Lawer Normandy an Upper Normandy. The region includes three depairtments, Calvados, Manche an Orne, that cover the pairt o Normandy traditionally termit "Lawer Normandy" lyin wast o the Dives River, the Pays d'Auge (except a sma pairt remainin in Upper Normandy), a sma pairt o the Pays d'Ouche (the main pairt remainin in Upper Normandy), the Norman Perche an pairt o the "French" Perche. It covers 10,857 km2, 3.2 percent o the surface aurie o Fraunce.[1]

Lawer Normandy

Banner o Lawer Normandy
Kintra Fraunce
 • PresesLaurent Beauvais (PS)
 • Total17589 km2 (6,791 sq mi)
 • Total1,453,000
 • Density83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
NUTS RegionFR2

The traditional destricts o Lawer Normandy include the Cotentin Peninsulae an La Hague, the Campagne de Caen, the Norman Bocage, the Bessin an the Avranchin.

References Eedit

  1. (Northcutt, 1996, p. 181)

Freemit airtins Eedit

Coordinates: 49°00′N 1°00′W / 49.000°N 1.000°W / 49.000; -1.000