Argentan is in the Orne department in Lower Normandy.


Argentan is some distance south of Caen and the D-Day beaches. Falaise, around which a major battle was fought during World War II, is about halfway between Caen and Argentan. As part of that battle, American forces took Argentan.

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Argentan is on a highway that runs from Caen to Le Mans. It is also on a rail line.


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