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Ravenoville

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Country  France
Department  Manche
Population (2006)  245
Arrondissement  Cherbourg-Octeville
Region  Normandy
Canton  Sainte-Mère-Église
Area  11.65 km²
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Intercommunality  Communauté de communes de Sainte-Mère-Église

Ravenoville is a commune in the Manche department in north-western France.

Contents

Map of 50480 Ravenoville, France

Geography

Ravenoville is divided into 2 towns: Ravenoville-Bourg and Ravenoville-Plage. A sinuous route of about 1.25 miles through the pastureland of Normandy links them.

History

Ravenoville, close to Utah Beach, on the evening of June 5, 1944 and throughout the day of June 6, 1944, lived through the Allied D-Day landing.

References

Ravenoville Wikipedia


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