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Acqueville, Calvados

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Country  France
Department  Calvados
Intercommunality  Suisse Normande
Area  6.65 km²
Arrondissement  Caen
Region  Normandy
Canton  Thury-Harcourt
Population (2014)  189
Local time  Wednesday 7:48 PM
Acqueville, Calvados
Weather  9°C, Wind W at 32 km/h, 84% Humidity

Acqueville is a French commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of northwestern France.

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Map of 14220 Acqueville, France

The inhabitants of Acqueville are known as Acquevillais or Acquevillaises.

Geography

Acqueville is located some 25 km south of Caen and 10 km east of Thury-Harcourt. It lies in a flat farming area on the D157 road which runs south from Cesny-Bois-Halbout through the centre of Acqueville south to join the D6 which forms the southern border of the commune. The north-western border of Acqueville is formed by Highway D23 while the north-eastern border is Highway D156. In the east and west the border is formed by several country roads. Apart from the village there are the hamlets of L'Outre in the west, Puant in the east, and Le Buisson in the south-west.

The Ruiusseau de Bactot flows through the commune from south-west to north-east where it continues to join the Laize north-east of Moulines.

Toponymy

Acqueville was called Akevilla in 1204: the German or Scandinavian anthroponym Aki or Aka, and in Latin a "rural villa".

Administration

List of Successive Mayors of Acqueville

Mayors from 1939

(Not all data is known)

The council is composed of eleven members, including the mayor and two deputies.

Demographics

In 2010, the commune had 186 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known through the population censuses conducted in the town since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger towns that have a sample survey every year.

Population Change (See database)

Sources : Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 (population without double counting and municipal population from 2006)

Civil heritage

The commune has a number of buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments:

  • A Farmhouse at Puant (1760)
  • The Chateau de la Motte (1614 and 1694)
  • The Park of the Chateau de la Motte (16th century)
  • A Farmhouse at la Cour Fontaine (18th century)
  • A Farmhouse (1783)
  • A House (18th century)
  • Houses and Farms (17th to 19th centuries)
  • A Manor House (15th century)
  • Religious heritage

    The commune has two religious buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments:

  • The Church of Saint-Aubin (13th century)
  • A Cemetery Cross at the Church of Saint-Aubin (18th century)
  • References

    Acqueville, Calvados Wikipedia


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