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Angoville, Calvados

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Country  France
Department  Calvados
Intercommunality  Suisse Normande
Area  3.72 km²
Arrondissement  Caen
Region  Normandy
Canton  Thury-Harcourt
Population (2010)  34
Local time  Saturday 2:13 PM
Angoville, Calvados
Weather  10°C, Wind S at 27 km/h, 62% Humidity

Angoville is a French commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of north-western France.

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Map of 14220 Angoville, France

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Angovillais or Angovillaises

Geography

Angoville is located some 30 km south of Caen and 10 km east by south-east of Thury-Harcourt. The D6 road from Thury-Harcourt to Ussy forms the northern border of the commune. Access to the commune is by the D241 road from Tréprel in the south which passes through the length of the commune and the village and continues north to join the D6 on the border. The commune is mostly farmland with an area of forest in the south which is part of the large Bois de Saint-Claire.

Toponymy

Angoville is composed of the old French "ville" (from the Latin "Villae") meaning a rural area or village and a Scandinavian name Asgaut (or Asgautr), gallicized to Asgot, Ansgot, Angot, and Ango - originally the Norman surname Ango and Angot which are widespread in Seine-Maritime.

Administration

List of Successive Mayors of Angoville

(Not all data is known)

Demography

In 2010, the commune had 34 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)

Economy

The main activities are dairy farming and cropping.

Civil heritage

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

  • Houses and Farms (18th-19th century)
  • A Farmhouse (1786)
  • The Saint Anne Fountain (1848)
  • The Town Hall (19th century)
  • The Motte de Rouvrou Fortified Site (11th century)
  • Religious heritage

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

  • The Tomb of the Rabâche family (19th century)
  • The Tomb of Jean-François Rabâche (1816)
  • The Tomb of Priest François Bouquet (1813)
  • The Parish Church of Saint-Anne (12th century)
  • References

    Angoville, Calvados Wikipedia


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