July 2010 view of centre of Caen
|• Mayor (2014-2020)|
|Area1||25.70 km2 (9.92 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)|
| • Summer (|
|Elevation||2–73 m (6.6–239.5 ft) |
(avg. 8 m or 26 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2
It is located 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) inland from the
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of
Gules, a single-towered open castle Or, windowed and masoned sable.
Un Dieu, un Roy, une Foy, une Loy.
(One God, one King, one Faith, one Law.)