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Isigny harbor.jpg
Vire River
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Bayeux
Canton Isigny-sur-Mer
Intercommunality Isigny Grandcamp
Elevation 0–37 m (0–121 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft*)
Land area1 17.44 km2 (6.73 sq mi)
Population2 2,920  (1999)
 - Density 167/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14342/ 14230
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.

Coordinates: 49°19′07″N 1°06′03″W / 49.3186111111°N 1.10083333333°W / 49.3186111111; -1.10083333333

Isigny-sur-Mer is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France.

Walt Disney's surname derives from the commune of Isigny. The earliest known ancestor of Walt Disney, with a similar name, was Jean-Christophe d'Isigny ("of Isigny"). "d'Isigny" was anglicised to Disney. d'Isigny in French means ("from Isigny").

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