Monnai

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Monnai
Location of Monnai
Monnai is located in France
Monnai
Monnai
Monnai is located in Normandy
Monnai
Monnai
Coordinates: 48°53′34″N 0°23′54″E / 48.8928°N 0.3983°E / 48.8928; 0.3983Coordinates: 48°53′34″N 0°23′54″E / 48.8928°N 0.3983°E / 48.8928; 0.3983
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentOrne
ArrondissementMortagne-au-Perche
CantonRai
CommuneLa Ferté-en-Ouche
Area
1
15.52 km2 (5.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
221
 • Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
61470
Elevation191–262 m (627–860 ft)
(avg. 242 m or 794 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Monnai is a former commune in the Orne department in north-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of La Ferté-en-Ouche.[1] It had a population of 222 as of 2004.

History[edit]

The village was founded as "Moenai" in 1100. Following the tradition, the chapel Notre-Dame-du-Vallet was built after the discovery of a statue; it was rebuilt in 16th century and again in 1862. The old village of Ternant, mentioned for the first time in 1100, was linked to Monnai.

In 2005, the "Carrefour des Cultures" 5-day international gathering occurred in Monnai.

Entrance to the Carrefour des Cultures in Monnai. Banner reads: Hospitality throughout the world

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 26 October 2015 (in French)

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