Falaise, Calvados

Coat of arms of Falaise
Coat of arms
Falaise is located in France
Coordinates: 48°53′N 0°11′W / 48°53′N 0°11′W / 48.89; -0.19
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Falaise
Intercommunality Pays de Falaise
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Eric Macé
Area1 11.84 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 8,387
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET ( UTC+1)
 • Summer ( DST) CEST ( UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14258 /14700
Elevation 89–188 m (292–617 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

Falaise is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.


Falaise lies on the river Ante, a tributary of the river Dives, about 30 kilometres (19 miles) southeast of Caen.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Falaise
العربية: فاليز
Bân-lâm-gú: Falaise (Calvados)
български: Фалез
brezhoneg: Falaise
dansk: Falaise
Deutsch: Falaise
Bahasa Indonesia: Falaise, Calvados
Latina: Falesia
Bahasa Melayu: Falaise, Calvados
Nederlands: Falaise (Calvados)
norsk: Falaise
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Falaise (Calvados)
Piemontèis: Falaise (Calvados)
português: Falaise
Simple English: Falaise
slovenčina: Falaise (Calvados)
slovenščina: Falaise, Calvados
српски / srpski: Фалез (Калвадос)
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Falaise (Kalvados)
தமிழ்: ஃபலேசு
українська: Фалез (Кальвадос)
Tiếng Việt: Falaise, Calvados