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Town hall
Coat of arms of Lisieux
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Lisieux
Canton Lisieux-1, Lisieux-2, and Lisieux-3
Intercommunality Lisieux Pays d'Auge
Mayor Bernard Aubril
Elevation 32–152 m (105–499 ft)
Land area1 13.07 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Population2 22,109  (2006)
 - Density 1,692/km2 (4,380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14366/ 14100
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°08′47″N 0°13′36″E / 49.1464°N 0.2267°E / 49.1464; 0.2267

Lisieux is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France. Death place of St. Therese of Lisieux (Sainte Thérèse de l'Enfant Jésus), who entered the Carmelite convent at the age of 15.

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