Information about Lower-Normandy

Map of Lower-Normandy in France

Location of Lower-Normandy

Map of the major towns and cites in Lower-Normandy

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Regional capital : Caen

Departments / Counties of Basse-Normandie

Number Department Capital
14 Calvados Caen
50 Manche Saint-Lô
61 Orne Alençon

Situated in the north west of France on the coast of the English Channel, the coast line offers vast beaches and places to visit such as Mont Saint-Michel.

Agriculture mainly dairy, some fishing and apple. This is the home to Calvados. Coastal tourism. Very low urbanisation and population.

Historical monuments, castles, museums

D Day, 6 June 1944 : One of the best websites that we have listed, much research and information about the Normandy invasion and World War II. Please visit.
Hell On Wheels : U.S. ARMY 2nd ARMORED DIVISION SITE
American D-Day : Dedicated to young Americans, who fought in Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, and the Pointe du Hoc.

Newspaper, television, radio

Tourisme, travel, information

Universities, colleges, schools

Villages, towns, cities