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Vire
Vire from the Place du Château
Vire from the Place du Château
Coat of arms of Vire
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Vire
Canton Vire
Area
1
22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
29,329
 • Density 1,303.5/km2 (3,376/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
14762 /14500
Elevation 85–225 m (279–738 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Vire is a former commune in Lower Normandy in the Calvados department in northwestern France. On 1 January 2016, it became a part of the new commune of Vire-Normandie.


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