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Querqueville Coat of Arms
Querqueville (France)
local community Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
region Normandy
Department Some
Arrondissement Cherbourg
Coordinates 49 ° 40 ′  N , 1 ° 42 ′  W Coordinates: 49 ° 40 ′  N , 1 ° 42 ′  W
Post Code 50460
Former INSEE code 50416
Incorporation January 1, 2016
status Commune déléguée
Website www.ville-querqueville.fr

Querqueville is a town and commune Déléguée in the French commune of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin with 5,046 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Manche in the region of Normandy . Querqueville is historically the westernmost point of the Cherbourg-en-Cotentin fortress belt.

The small chapel of St. Germanus ( Chapelle Saint-Germain ) is dominated by a tower from the 17th century. With its cloverleaf-shaped floor plan, the church is one of the early Romanesque- Christian evidence on the Cotentin peninsula .

On January 1, 2016, the municipality of Querqueville merged with Cherbourg-Octeville , Équeurdreville-Hainneville , La Glacerie and Tourlaville to form the new municipality of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.

View from the cemetery towards the sea
Querqueville-Chavagnac pier

Querqueville is the partner municipality of Allmendingen in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.


Querqueville is derived from the French ending -ville and from the Scandinavian kirkja (cf. German church).

Individual evidence

  1. René Lepelley. Dictionnaire étymologique des noms de communes de Normandie . Presses universitaires de Caen . Page 204. ISBN 2-905461-80-2