In 1905, fashion designer Christian Dior was born in Granville; his childhood home is now a museum. That same year, only 25.9% of the population was less than 25 years old.[23]. Thus, contrary to what the labels might suggest, Granville voters had once again made the choice of conservatism. The second coat of arms was established in 1697: The Sun replaced the stars, this new coat of arms symbolised the importance of Granville in the monitoring of the coast of the Bay. For each hour between 08:00 and 21:00 of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. 719-428-9812 A local correspondent of the Gazette de l'Avranchin and of the Mortainais officiates in the commune. This hypothesis is now abandoned by contemporary practitioners. The commune is linked to Manche's 2nd constituency represented by deputy Guénhaël Huet (UMP). Granville has been twinned with Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, at a distance of 4,859 km (3,019 mi), since 1984. The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. It is one of the only island quarters of France. Granville has natural limits materialised by the Boscq [fr] river to the north and the Saigue stream in the south. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Denison University is a private liberal arts college in Granville, Ohio.One of the earliest colleges established in the former Northwest Territory, Denison University was founded in 1831.The college was first called the Granville Literary and Theological Institution, later took the name Granville College, and, in the mid-1850s, was renamed Denison University, in honor of a key benefactor. Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 1 millimetre of precipitation or more. A collectors fair is scheduled for the last Sunday in October. Later, with Jules Leprince, they put escape routes to Jersey in place. Several highways serve the commune including the downgraded roads RN 171 [fr] (now the RD 971 from Carentan), RN 24BIS [fr] (now the RD 924 towards Villedieu-les-Poêles) and RN 173 [fr] (now the RD 973 from Avranches). A speciality of the island quarter of Chausey is also linked: The green sauce of Chausey [fr]. The town really became a seaside resort welcoming Parisians and guests such as Stendhal, Jules Michelet and Victor Hugo, and the parents of Maurice Denis who was born "accidentally" in Granville. The commune has much cultural infrastructure, including three museums: The Christian Dior Museum [fr] and its garden, located in the childhood home of the fashion designer, which allows one to discover the artistic and cultural context of the time of Christian Dior on the history of fashion, the Museum of the Old Granville [fr], located in the home of the King who provides an overview of the history of the city, and the Richard Anacréon Modern Art Museum [fr]. In 1860, the first wooden casino, built by former Mayor Méquin, was inaugurated. The town has two high schools: Lycée Léon Julliot de la Morandière for general, technological and professional [fr] education, and the Maurice-Marland hotelier's school. The wind is most often from the south for 5.0 days, from 21 May to 26 May and for 2.6 months, from 1 September to 19 November, with a peak percentage of 37% on 13 November. It is also crossed from north to south by the old RN 811 [fr], today the RD 911, the road to the coast at Avranches. [81][82] However, the Conservatoire du littoral has acquired the Pointe du Phare.[83]. [14] In 1143, the parish of Notre-Dame was created. [5], The commune is divided into several quarters: the Haute Ville, the historic heart behind the ramparts; Couraye; La Tranchée, which occupies the former site of an arm of the sea dug by man; Le Calvaire; Le Centre, the current town centre; and Saint-Nicolas, which corresponds to the former commune of Saint-Nicolas-près-Granville, joined in 1962. For a few years, an artificial river pierced between the mainland and the peninsula. Granville is located 17 km (11 mi) southwest of its insular district of Chausey, 288 km (179 mi) to the west of Notre-Dame in Paris, point zero of the roads of France [fr], 40 km (25 mi) southwest of Saint-Lô, 24 km (15 mi) northwest of Avranches, 27 km (17 mi) southwest of Coutances, 90 km (56 mi) to the south of Cherbourg-Octeville, 23 km (14 mi) north of Mont Saint-Michel, 26 km (16 mi) northeast of Cancale and 99 km (62 mi) to the southwest of Caen. This situation also sometimes leads to significant changes of the coastal features of the nearby beaches.[4]. Several medical or social associations are located on the commune, such as the Union of the Speech Therapists of Manche, the SNSM, the Rotary Club, the Red Cross and the Secours Populaire. [69] Granville was a garrison town with the presence of a contingent of the 1st RIMa until 1984. The record of rainfall per 24-hour period was established during a storm on 11 July 1977 with 57.2 mm (2.25 in) of water. [citation needed]. As well as a thirteenth-century miraculous statue of Mary, visitors should note, on the eighteenth-century façade, the quatrain: Si l'amour de Marie [13] Granville, in the heart of the land, would then become like Dinard and Saint-Malo a coastal town known as Roque de Lihou. The muggiest day of the year is 19 July, with muggy conditions 50% of the time. It is notably used on the commune's yawls. In 2005, the commune celebrated the centenary of the birth of Christian Dior by organising, across the town, exhibitions and retrospectives on the work and life of the couturier.

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