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Vire from the Place du Château
Coat of arms of Vire
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Vire
Canton Vire
Elevation 85–225 m (279–738 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 ft*)
Land area1 22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Population2 29,329  (2012)
 - Density 1,304/km2 (3,380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14762/ 14500
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: 48°50′19″N 0°53′21″W / 48.8386°N 0.8892°W / 48.8386; -0.8892

Vire is a commune in Lower Normandy in the Calvados department in northwestern France.

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