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Lower Normandy

Lower Normandy is a region of northern France and comprises the lower, western half of the historical Normandy. Administratively, the region is divided into three departments whose borders are shown on the map: Manche on the west, Calvados east of that along the coast, and Orne inland on the south side.

Mont Saint-Michel is a small UNESCO World Heritage site located on an island just off the coast near Avranches in the region of Lower Normandy in northern France.

Caen is the capital of Lower Normandy and of Calvados département in northern France and has a population of 115,000.

Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Calvados, Lower Normandy.

Cherbourg is a port town at the north end of the Cotentin Peninsula in Lower Normandy, France.

Bayeux is a small town in northern France within the region of Lower Normandy.

Falaise is a town on the Ante River in the French region of Lower Normandy, south of the regional center Caen.

Deauville is a fashionable seaside resort in the Calvados département of the region of Lower Normandy in France.

Sallenelles is a village in Calvados départment of Lower Normandy, France. Sallenelles in on the D514 which runs along the coast.

Granville is a port town on the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy. There are roads from the regional center Cherbourg a few miles north and from the provincial capital Caen, somewhat further away to the east.

Carpiquet is a village a bit west of Caen in Normandy; the Caen airport is just outside it.

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