Basse-Normandie


BASSE-NORMANDIE     Lower Normandy.

Français : vue de Caen (Calvados, Basse-Norman...

Français : vue de Caen (Calvados, Basse-Normandie) depuis le château. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A region in northern France, formed in 1960 and comprising the departments (clockwise from the west) of the Manche, Calvados, and Orne.  Lower Normandy had been a traditional division of the old Duchy, with its capital at Caen.

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