Last modified: 2003-06-14 by ivan sache
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Traditional province: Normandie
Bordering departments: Calvados, Ille-et-Vilaine, Mayenne, Orne
Area: 5,938 km2
Population (1995): 484,100 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Avranches, Cherbourg, Coutances
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 52 cantons, 597 communes.
The department is named after Manche, the French name of the English Channel.