Trun, Orne

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Trun is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Trun is located in Normandy
Coordinates: 48°50′38″N 0°02′02″E / 48.8438°N 0.0338°E / 48.8438; 0.0338Coordinates: 48°50′38″N 0°02′02″E / 48.8438°N 0.0338°E / 48.8438; 0.0338
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Orne
Arrondissement Argentan
Canton Argentan-2
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Vallée de la Dives
 • Mayor (1989–current) Jacques Prigent
Area1 9.12 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,308
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 61494006 /61160200
Elevation 77–151 m (253–495 ft)
(avg. 81 m or 266 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Trun is a commune in the Orne département and the region of Normandy in north-western France.



List of Mayors
Start End Name Party Profession
1989 current Jacques Prigent Independent - Left Lawyer


Historical population of Trun, Orne
(Source: INSEE[1])
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2012
Population 1,337 1,378 1,344 1,399 1,230 1,307 1,325 1,308
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


Ruins and monuments

Aerial photography has revealed the trace of a Gallo-Roman habitat. In the 19th century a Merovingian dynasty necropolis was discovered.

Personalities associated with Trun

Further reading

  • Bonnet de la Tour, R. (1968). L'Hospice et le Bourg de Trun (in French). 
  • Camus, Pierre; Gondouin, Ghislain (1996). Sutton, Alan, ed. Mémoire en images, le canton de Trun (in French). 

Notes and references

  • INSEE commune file
  1. ^ "Trun". Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques (in English and French). 

See also

External links

  • Official site of the Commune of Trun (in French)
  • Trun from times past (in French, but mostly images)
  • Trun on the French National Geogra[phical Institute website[permanent dead link] (in French)

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