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Flag of Calvados
Flag
Coat of arms of Calvados
Coat of arms
Location of Calvados in France
Location of Calvados in France
CountryFrance
RegionBasse-Normandie
PrefectureCaen
SubprefecturesBayeux
Lisieux
Vire
Government
 • President of the General CouncilAnne d'Ornano (Miscellaneous Right-wing)
Area
 • Total5,548 km2 (2,142 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total673,667
 • Rank31st
 • Density121.425/km2 (314.490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department number14
Arrondissements4
Cantons49
Communes706
^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Calvados is a French department in Lower Normandy.