Some

some (50)
Lage von Manche in Frankreich
region bass normandy
prefecture Saint Lô
Unterpräfektur (EN) Avranches
Cherbourg Octeville
Coutances
inhabitant 481,471 Einw.
(1999)
Population density 81 Einw. /km ²
surface 5,938 km ²
Arrondissements of 4
cantons 52
municipalities 602
president
of the general council
Jean François Le Grand

the French Département some [mɑ̃ːʃ] is that 50.Section in alphabetical order. It lies in the north of France, in which region became bass normandy and after the English Channel designated, which is called in the French La some.

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history

the Département some became during that French revolution to 4. March 1790 from a part of the historical province normandy production. Its administrative seat was Coutances, however 1796 to Saint Lô was originally shifted. The city Coutances transferred however temporarily again the administrative seat of the prefecture, as the city Saint Lô in the summer 1944 during 2. World war by the invasion of the allied ones one destroyed completely.

cities

the largest municipalities of the Départements are:

Conditions 1999, source:http://splaf.free.fr/

administrative arrangement

Arrondissement inhabitant
(1999)
surface
(km ²)
Bev.Dichte of cantons municipalities
Avranches 117,431 1762 67 16 160
Cherbourg Octeville 190,973 1639 116 15 189
Coutances 76,861 1301 59 10 130
Saint Lô 96,206 1235 78 11 123

climate

measuring station:Cap de la Hague, 12 meters height

maritime climatic data J F M A M J J A S O N D
middle maximum temperature 9 8 10 11 14 16 18 19 18 16 12 10
middle lowest temperature 5 4 5 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6
number very sunny days 1 1 2 2.5 3 3.5 ,3.5 ,2.5 ,1.5 ,1.5 1 1
number of days with covered sky 21 18 15 12 11 10 10 10 12 14 18 20
number of rain days 13 11 10 8 8 7 6 8 9 10 14 14
rain quantity in mm of 76 61 51 40 45 38 35 47 62 65 92 84
water temperature near the coast 9 8 8 9 11 14 15 17 17 16 13 11

days per year with

  • rainfalls over 1 mm: 120
  • Frost: 7
    • first frost: 28. December
    • last frost: 12. February
  • snow: 6
  • thunderstorms: 5
  • hail: 3

conditions 1991

 

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