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Country  France
Department  Calvados
Intercommunality  Cœur de Nacre
Area  4.19 km²
Arrondissement  Caen
Region  Normandy
Canton  Creully
Population (2009)  666
Local time  Saturday 6:49 PM
Weather  10°C, Wind SW at 18 km/h, 66% Humidity

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


Map of Anisy, France

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Anisiens or Anisiennes


Anisy is located some 8 km north by north-west of Caen and 4 km south of Douvres-la-Délivrande. It can be accessed by the D79 road from Caen passing through the west of the commune and continuing to Anguerny. The village can be accessed by the D220 road from Mathieu in the east passing through the village and the commune and continuing to Villons-les-Buissons in the south-west. The D220A branches off the D220 in the village and goes south to Cambes-en-Plaine. The D141 from Mathieu to Anguerny also passes through the north-eastern tip of the commune. Apart from the village the commune is entirely farmland.


The commune was founded in the 11th century by the Anisy family.

Anisy was liberated by The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada on the first evening of the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944.


List of Successive Mayors

(Not all data is known)


In 2009 the commune had 666 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes 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)

Sites and monuments

  • Church of Saint Peter (12th and 13th centuries), registered as a historical monument in 1927.
  • Notable people linked to the commune

  • Madeleine Barbulée, French actress, born on 2 September 1910 at Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle. She died on 1 January 2001 in Paris and was buried in the cemetery at Anisy.
  • References

    Anisy Wikipedia

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